Virginia Lawyer Magazine – August 2019

VOL. 68/NO. 2

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Criminal Law

The Criminal Law Issue 
By Seth C. Watson

A Revolutionary Spark to Ignite a Flame: The Centennial of Freedom of Speech
by D. Stan Barnhill

Cash Bail: A Second Jail for the Poor?
by the Hon. Joseph A. Migliozzi Jr. and Heather A. Wong

The Hernandez Cases: Finding Clarity in a Bubbling Cauldron
by the Hon. Gordon S. Vincent

An Overt Act: In the Eye of the Beholder?
by Philip Timmerman

General Interest

James Broccoletti: “Always Keep Pushing” 
by Deirdre Norman

Access to Legal Services

Pro Bono Conference

Free Legal Answers Anniversary


Virginia Lawyer Register

Disciplinary Summaries
Disciplinary Proceedings
VSB Offices Flooded
Virginia Corporate Counsel Given Guidance Regarding Pro Bono
Virginia Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program Releases 2019 Report
Supreme Court of Virginia Amends Rules
Jury Instructions Now Available on Virginia Court Website
Supreme Court of Virginia Advisory Committee Seeks Comments on Proposed Amendments
Second Annual Forum on Diversity in the Legal Profession
Pro Bono Conference
Solo and Small Firm Practitioner Forum
MCLE Administrative Suspensions
Bar Exam Survey


Bar Disciplinary System Holds Annual Conference
Pre-Law Institute Brings Minority Teens to Richmond
In Memoriam


President’s Message
Executive Director’s Message
Bar Counsel’s Message
Legal Aid
Law Libraries
Technology and the Future Practice of Law
Risk Management


CLE Calendar
Professional Notices
Classified Ads
Advertiser’s Index

About the Cover

James Broccoletti photographed at the Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach. Photo by Deirdre Norman. Post production by Sky Noir Photography.


In the In Memoriam section on page 40, the last name of the Hon. James Warren Stephens Jr., who passed away in December of 2018, was misspelled as Stevens. We regret the error.