Kim M. Baker has been teaching writing in academe and business for 19 years. As the Writing Specialist, Professor Baker supports all law students as they work to improve their writing skills, beginning in Legal Methods first year and continuing through seminar papers, writing samples, test...
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Writing Specialist's Archive for December 2010
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12/03/2010 at 12:53 PM
Dropped 'at' in Virginia Law Yields Acquittal in School Bus Case (click link here for full story) By Tom Jackman Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, November 30, 2010; 10:17 PM Virginia law on passing a stopped school bus has been clear for 40 years. Here - read it yourself: "A person is guilty of reckless driving who fails to stop, when approaching from any direction, any school bus which is stopped on any highway, private road or school driveway for the purpose of taking on or discharging children." Yes, drivers must stop a school bus which is, er, stopped. Wait. Is something missing...