Thursday, May 01, 2008

Voice of Cavaliers quits

This piece by Doug Doughty says that Mac McDonald has resigned.

Maybe they will rehire Warren Swain away from the Ohio U. Bobcats.

Oops, someone on the boards has already suggested this.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

On Conrad and Matthews

It says here that Senators Spector and McConnell are trying to shame Chairman Leahy into scheduling hearings on Fourth Circuit nominees Conrad and Matthews.

Davis gets past committee

Mark S. Davis has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee for confirmation to a seat on the E.D. Va., according to this report, which says the other pending E.D. Va. nomination is still waiting action.

Rehearing in the spam case

It is reported in this Media General story that the Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to a rehearing in the case of the man convicted under the spam statute, the subject of a 4-3 decision by the Court.

Christiansburg lawyer indicted for forgery

The Roanoke paper has this article on the forgery indictment against attorney Gerard Raymond Marks.

The article notes:

"In September, Circuit Court Judge Joey Showalter issued an order indefinitely barring Marks from practicing in the 27th Circuit, which includes the counties of Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski and Wythe, and the city of Radford.

The order gave no reason for Showalter's decision.

Three months later, the Virginia State Bar suspended Marks' license to practice law for failure to comply with a subpoena duces tecum -- an official request ordering a witness to appear and to bring specified documents or records."

Sunday, April 27, 2008

He said it

"I expect the Judiciary Committee and the Senate will proceed promptly to consider and confirm Justice Agee’s nomination with the support of Senator Warner and Senator Webb."

Senator Leahy, April 3, 2008.