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Criminal – Probation Violation – Jurisdiction – Rule 5A:18 (access required)

Defendant has waived a portion of his challenge to the trial court’s jurisdiction to revoke his probation on the ground the time within which to revoke his sentences had expired, but the Court of Appeals finds the record affirmatively demonstrates ...

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Supreme Court grants appeals in 20 cases (access required)

Insurance coverage disputes are among the 20 cases, about half of them criminal, for which the Supreme Court of Virginia has recently granted petitions for appeal. One of the coverage cases, The AES Corp. v. Steadfast Insurance Corp., Record No. ...

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Douglass to step down as UR law dean

University of Richmond law school Dean John Douglass has announced he will step down as dean next June and return to teaching at the school. Douglass will have served four years as dean when his term ends next year. “I ...

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Douglass to step down as UR law dean

University of Richmond law school Dean John Douglass has announced he will step down as dean next June and return to teaching at the school. Douglass will have served four years as dean when his term ends next year. “I ...

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Senate confirms Kagan

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The New York Times reports the Senate vote was 63 to 37. Kagan is the fourth woman to be named to the court and joins ...

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Clerks can record court proceedings, AG says

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli this week gave the green light for clerks to make recordings of court proceedings and provide copies for a fee, a practice that might help litigants who can’t afford to hire court reporters. Cuccinelli’s position ...

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