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A man of conviction

Had a Virginia district court judge made his inappropriate remarks before a jury, Edward Kehoe might very well be a free man. Alas, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has found that since the race-based comments came during a ...

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Lordy, I hope there are tapes

Small brewers challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s beer distribution laws likely feel refreshed this week, as their lawyers have obtained a recording of a beer distributor caught on tape using the leverage afforded by the state’s laws to put ...

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A man’s gotta have his beer

In America, freedom is not only cherished and appreciated, but expected. Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly — these are rights bestowed upon every American and they do not expire. But what good is freedom if a ...

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Bottom of the glass

The case of a former Wayne County Superior Court judge who was busted bribing a federal agent with beer in exchange for private text messages is nearing an end. Arnold Jones pleaded guilty in March to a felony charge of ...

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The lawyer’s craft (beer, that is)

The North Carolina Governor’s Inaugural Ball, scheduled to take place Jan. 7, after Sidebar went to press, is traditionally a celebration not just of politicians, but of the charms of the Old North State itself. In keeping up with the ...

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