Here are more of the questions and searches that have led people to De Novo, and our feeble attempts to address them:

Cufflinks at oral argument?


Noting objections on a final judgment order in Virginia.

Generally a good idea, espcially if the trial court is still in a position to take corrective action.

It’s time for another round of the increasingly bizarre searches that lead people to this blog, and our responses:

  • can appellee attend argument on petition in virginia? Yes, appellees can and often do attend writ arguments. They just don’t get to argue themselves. See Va. Sup. Ct. R. 5:17(j)(i).
  • Supreme Court of Virginia did not

Another round of our answers to the imponderable questions that lead people to this blog:

  • chances of supreme court of virginia providing a petition rehearing: Not good. For example, in 2007, the Court decided 358 petitions for rehearing. It granted 13. In 2008, it decided 367 petitions for rehearing and granted 23. I suspect that 

It’s time for another trip to the virtual mailbag. Here are some recent searches that led to this site, and my best shot at answering the questions they raise:

  • elena kagan appellate opinions. You won’t find any. I love Solicitor General Kagan as a SCOTUS pick for a lot of reasons, and that is one