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No judges before April 25

The state appears unlikely to get new judges before April 25 at the earliest, although the Republican caucus in the House of Delegates selected Virginia Court of Appeals Judges D. Arthur Kelsey and Elizabeth A. McClanahan as its candidates for ...

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Kenney named U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

Brian F. Kenney will be the new U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in Alexandria. The judges of the 4th U.C. Circuit Court of Appeals tapped Kenney for the pending vacancy created when Judge Stephen S. Mitchell announced he will retire from the ...

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Plaintiff Can’t Avoid Sanctions With Nonsuit (access required)

A plaintiff already sanctioned for nondisclosures during discovery receives additional sanctions after defendant learned of additional undisclosed medical treatment, and a Norfolk Circuit Court says plaintiff can’t avoid sanctions by nonsuiting his personal injury suit. The records show plaintiff was ...

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House Republicans want Kelsey, McClanahan (access required)

The Republican caucus in the House of Delegates has selected Virginia Court of Appeals Judges D. Arthur Kelsey and Elizabeth A. McClanahan as its candidates for two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia. If those two are elected to ...

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Court settles union hall dispute (access required)

An upstart union that won the right to represent workers at the giant MeadWestvaco paper mill in Covington also wins the local union hall. A circuit court judge in January had ruled the new union – Covington Paperworkers Union Local ...

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Feds can use Hamilton’s emails to his wife

A Richmond federal judge has ruled a legislator’s emails to his wife about an expected new job are admissible in his bribery trial, even though the emails were sent before a privacy policy was enacted at the legislator’s workplace. U.S. ...

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