Tag Archive | Appellate Court

WHY the TEA PARTY in VIRGINIA should SUPPORT the APPELLATE DEFENDER BILL sponsored by SENATOR PETERSEN!

People might laugh at this idea, but there are at least three good solid reasons why the Tea Party (I am a member of my local Tea Party group – the Mechanicsville Tea Party!) should support the initiative that Senator Chap Petersen has introduced on the Appellate Defender’s (more details here!) office: 1.  The Tea […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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TECHNICAL CORRECTION: SPECIAL UN COURT found TAYLOR GUILTY not the ICC! POINT IS THE SAME: OUR LEADERS are AT RISK!

I was misled slightly but materially by one of my sources about the Charles Taylor verdict.  I thought it was the International Criminal Court but it is a special court set up by the UN and Sierra Leone instead:  A distinction without a difference. The Special Court for Sierra Leone was set up with a […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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NOW I CAN TALK ABOUT IT! SUPPORT SEN. CHAP PETERSEN’s budget amendment establishing an APPELLATE DEFENDER’S OFFICE!

I hinted that there was news on the Appellate Defender’s Office front.  Now I can openly discuss it! Senator Chap Petersen of Fairfax has introduced a budget amendment (here it is!) to reestablish an Appellate Defender’s Office in this Commonwealth.  It’s a tiny office at first, not even one quarter the size of the criminal […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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