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University Of Richmond Law Review Jan 1992

University Of Richmond Law Review

University of Richmond Law Review

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Remembering A.L. Philpott, Gerald L. Baliles Jan 1992

Remembering A.L. Philpott, Gerald L. Baliles

University of Richmond Law Review

The University of Richmond Law Review's dedication of its 1992 Annual Survey of Virginia Law to the late A.L. Philpott, Speaker of the House of Delegates, is a thoughtful and fitting tribute to a T.C. Williams alumnus and dear friend of the University, and a distinguished public leader in the life of the Commonwealth.


Dedication, James R. Kibler Jr. Jan 1992

Dedication, James R. Kibler Jr.

University of Richmond Law Review

September, 1991 saw the passing of A.L. Philpott, loyal alumnus of the University of Richmond and The T.C. Williams School of Law, Speaker of the House of Delegates, and member of the Virginia General Assembly for thirty-three years. He was 72. Advocate, counsellor, legislator, A.L. Philpott embodied the notion of lawyer as public servant. His contributions to the development of Virginia law and public policy are legion. Perhaps chief among these were his commitment to improving codification of the Code of Virginia and his steadfast devotion to constitutional doctrine and individual liberties. In recognition of his many contributions to the …


A Tribute To A.L. Philpott, Lewis W. Parker Jr. Jan 1992

A Tribute To A.L. Philpott, Lewis W. Parker Jr.

University of Richmond Law Review

In 1973 I served in my first session of the General Assembly of Virginia. Prior to leaving for Richmond, I was advised to keep my mouth shut and to never, never raise the ire of A.L. Philpott. We had some problem in Mecklenburg County, and I introduced legislation to address it. As the bill was called on second reading, I shuddered as Mr. Philpott rose and asked the Speaker if I would yield for a question. He asked: "Does the gentleman realize the bill is in violation of the Constitution of Virginia?" Since I am not an attorney, I had …


Tribute To A.L. Philpott, Mary Sue Terry Jan 1992

Tribute To A.L. Philpott, Mary Sue Terry

University of Richmond Law Review

It is well known that for more than three decades, A.L. Philpott was an enduring political force in the General Assembly and a powerful influence in many aspects of life in Southside Virginia and beyond.


On The Passing Of A.L. Philpott, Theodore V. Morrison Jr. Jan 1992

On The Passing Of A.L. Philpott, Theodore V. Morrison Jr.

University of Richmond Law Review

With the passing of Albert Lee Philpott last year I lost my mentor, constant friend, and the source of the greatest influence on my service in public office.