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There Aren't Many Lawyers In The Legislature Anymore (access required)

Recent elections have resulted in a net loss of seven lawyers in the Virginia House of Delegates. Come January, only 27 of the 100 delegates will be lawyers. Just what is the impact of the decline in attorney-legislators on Virginia law? The General Assembly chooses judges. It studies justice issues, such as court-appointed pay and caps ...