Monthly Archives: December 2007

Educating Children with Autism

Last night I attended the first annual awards banquet for the Parents of Autistic Children (POAC) of Northern Virginia, which represents 350 families in Fairfax County.    There are many parent groups in the special education world, where committed parents track the academic … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in the Shadow of Marye’s Heights

This afternoon I drove down to Fredericksburg to knock on doors with my friend Philip Forgit who is running for Congress in the First Congressional District.  Phil is an Iraq veteran and award-winning teacher who is the Democratic candidate to … Continue reading

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The Post Breaks Another Story!

The Washington Post is a ground-breaking newspaper.   Witness today’s editorial:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/08/AR2007120801263.html The Post has courageously determined that the “abuser fee” law is a failure.  It realizes that the system is arbitrary and unfair.  It understands that the projected revenue is wildly overstated.  It even understands … Continue reading

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Out of Trial, Preparing for Session

Today, I finished a jury trial which wiped out my entire week.  Fortunately, we won.  The reality of a part-time legislature is that you keep your day job – and you focus on work and making money while you have a chance. As a lawyer, you live … Continue reading

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