Monthly Archives: October 2009

Battle of the Welterweights at Robinson

I’m leaving for Robinson Secondary School in just a few minutes.  I’m the surrogate for Creigh Deeds in a Governor’s debate.  Former Repub Senator Jay O’Brien will be representing Bob McDonnell.  The candidates can’t be there so we’ll supply the … Continue reading

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Post Endorses Deeds-Wagner-Shannon

This week the Post has been rolling out a series of endorsements in the statewide races.  Democratic nominees Creigh Deeds, Jody Wagner and Steve Shannon all captured the nod. At this late date, it’s hard to imagine the Post endorsement will … Continue reading

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Petition Before VA Supreme Court

Today I argued a petition for appeal before a “writ panel” of the Virginia Supreme Court in Richmond.  To those of us in the legal fraternity, an argument before the highest Court in Virginia is always special.  And, yes, you always get … Continue reading

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Richmond Conflicts of Interest (continued)

Vivian Paige has the story on her blog.  Pretty much sums it up. What is going on down there?  It’s one thing for a state university to have a lawmaker on faculty.  It’s quite another to create a special position for … Continue reading

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The Week That Was (and the Rains Come Down)

The campaigns are winding down to a close.  Here’s a quick summary of events I attended this week: Sunday, Oct 12:  Ran the James Madison HS 5K run.  Brisk morning and hilly course.  Finished in 22:47, which is not bad.  … Continue reading

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