Tag Archive | Deep Background

LOOKS LIKE the APPELLATE DEFENDER bill (Senate Bill 738) will go to SENATE COURTS COMMITTEE next week!

I have written several times about the restoration of the Appellate Defender’s office in Virginia.  The Indigent Defense Commission had to abolish the office due to budget cuts. Now you can do something about it!  Email your senator if you are in his or her district (especially the Republicans!) or can if a Virginia voter, […]

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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US SENATE RACES and OTHER INTERESTING ELECTIONS!

I think the GOP still has a change to pull out the Senate but it is something of a long shot.  Romney may win and have the Senate being something like 51-49 or 52-48.  Obamacare will survive. But here’s my thoughts: Massachusetts:  I think Brown pulls this out.  I have some deep background who thinks […]

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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PERHAPS a LITTLE PRAIRIE FIRE in MASSACHUSETTS? SEVERAL COMMUNITIES say NO to UN RESOLUTION!

I am always excited when activists stand up and I get more excited when they win!  And my excitement grows if I helped a bit! All three happened in several towns in Massachusetts this week!  Three at least said NO to an effort by the Greater Boston UN Club to get various local governments to […]

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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A CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATION against CHICK-FIL-A? MAYBE SO AFTER ALL… EVEN the BOSTON GLOBE (that’s right the GLOBE) agrees! GLENN GREENWALD supports LIBERTY!

I found this posting from a site I do not read often but my deep background tells me is a very reliable site:  The Volokh Conspiracy.  Here’s a highlight: But denying a private business permits because of such speech by its owner is a blatant First Amendment violation. Even when it comes to government contracting […]

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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GOOD and BAD NEWS from VIRGINIA! RON PAUL GETS MAJORITY of VA DELEGATES! DONNA HOLT lost by less votes than the DELEGATION REFUSED seating!

I have to credit deep background for this news but I believe my sources are reliable. Good News:  Ron Paul won the majority of the statewide delegates in the Old Dominion!  Chris Stearns was elected to the Platform Committee! Bad News:  Donna Holt lost her election for National Committeewoman by only a handful of weighted […]

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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APPELLATE DEFENDER NEEDS co-sponsor in the HOUSE!

We have been talking about the need for an Appellate Defender in Virginia and I am told by deep background that we could sure use a co-sponsor in the House of Delegates.  I want to encourage all my readers to ask their House of Delegates member to co-sponsor the Petersen Appellate Defender budget amendment in […]

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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SANDY’S DEEP BACKGROUND says the VIRGINIA APPELLATE DEFENDER may be before the legislature this SESSION!

I have a special interest in the VA Appellate Defender’s office:  I was the first Appellate Defender in the Commonwealth from 1996 to 2000.  In 2009, the doors were shuttered due to budget cuts and the ancillary fact the appellate defender was not protected by statute.  I promised I would see about restoring the AD’s […]

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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BLOGGER SANDY was in a WHAT last Saturday AM? A TESLA electirc car in DC!

If the thought police of the EU were in DC following Sandy the Blogger, they would have seen me at the Tesla electric car showing on K Street in DC.  (Yes, I was on K Street and I even mentioned Ron Paul!)  Tesla is the company that is about to mass produce an electric car.  […]

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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CONFIRMED: LEXINGTON VA (YEA!) AND NORMAN (OK) OUT OF ICLEI!

I have received confirmation that Lexington, VA, home of Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University, has decided not to renew their membership in ICLEI! Also Norman, OK, the home of the University of Oklahoma, elected not to renew in December 2010!  My deep background here did not state a reason to me but […]

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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ICLEI USA PRESIDENT CITED BY JAMES CITY COUNTY SUPERVISOR AS SAYING, NO RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ICLEI AND AGENDA 21

Patrick Henry Hays is the Mayor of North Little Rock, Arkansas and he also is the President of ICLEI USA, the subsidiary of ICLEI Global.  I am advised by deep background that Mayor Mays sent a generic email to the five James City County supervisors to deal with the possible withdrawal of JCC from ICLEI.  […]

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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THEY AREN’T LAUGHING ANYMORE…

Last year the Spokane Patriots tried to put on the local ballot an anti-ICLEI initiative and basically were laughed out of town: Eric Steig, a University of Washington earth and space sciences professor who studies climate, said scientific claims made in the proposal are false or based on half-truths. He added that the overwhelming majority […]

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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I OWE A HAT TIP TO ADAMS BLOG FOR HIS COVERAGE OF THE IDAHO PRIMARY

I have discovered that the Raul Labrador article has raised all kinds of interest.  It is listed as HOT on Before itsnews.com in the Tea Party category.  It also was cited by the Idaho Conservative Blogger.  I want to give credit to an indirect source for my background – Adam’s Blog – Adam Graham covers […]

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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