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Yearly Archives: 2010

Caroline judge to retire

Fifteenth Circuit Judge Horace A. Revercomb III has announced his retirement, effective March 1. His chambers are in Bowling Green, and he typically sits in Caroline County. Revercomb was elevated to the circuit court in 1999 after serving as a ...

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Letter to the Editor (access required)

Dear Editor: I am a 25-year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police Department, a licensed Florida attorney since 2000, and recently admitted to the Virginia State Bar in October 2008, and after having represented my first criminal defendant, I am amazed ...

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Virginia pro bono summit scheduled

Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has scheduled a pro bono summit meeting April 27 in Richmond to review lawyer volunteer efforts from around the state, according to Virginia Bar Association president John Epps. In a letter to bar leaders, ...

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Prosecutorial immunity case settled

We’ll never know if former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement had persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to rein in the doctrine of absolute prosecutorial immunity. But he was certainly persuasive to the defendants in a case in which two men ...

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Good Guy: Andy Nea

Richmond lawyer Andy Nea will be honored later this month by the Richmond Bar Association when he picks up the RBA’s John C. Kenny Pro Bono Award for 2009-2010. The association gives the Kenny award annually to an individual or ...

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4th Circuit rejects Moussaoui appeal

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed today the conviction and life sentence of Zacarias Moussaoui on charges related to the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Moussaoui pleaded guilty to the ...

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Juror records Las Vegas courthouse shootout

A man called to jury duty captured the sound of wild gunfire this morning at the federal court building in Las Vegas.  The shootout left two dead, including a court security officer. Posted by Peter Vieth

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