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Fee would help pay for e-filing

When the digital age comes to your local courthouse, you may be asked to pay an extra $2 if you haven’t followed suit. The General Assembly has approved a bill to allow circuit court clerks to charge a $2 fee ...

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Tort reform package clears Senate committee

With one exception, all of the bills included in a compromise tort reform package at the Virginia General Assembly have received the blessing of the Senate Courts Committee. In a Monday morning session, the panel approved bills that would limit ...

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House speaker voids Senate GOP remap amendment (access required)

(AP) — Virginia’s Republican House speaker on Feb. 6 ruled against a measure muscled through by Senate Republicans to redraw all 40 state Senate districts, defusing a partisan dispute that had threatened to stymie progress on major legislation. House Speaker ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

Effective Dec. 10, the Virginia State Bar suspended the license to practice law of Francis A. Minor of Springfield for one year for violating the terms of an earlier order issued by the board. * * * On Feb. 5, ...

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Murray J. Janus (access required)

Murray J. Janus, a Richmond criminal defense lawyer for 50 years, died Jan. 26 at age 74. Mr. Janus was the former president and a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the John Marshall Inn ...

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