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Judges’ Courthouse Advocacy Not Misconduct (access required)

Two judges who financially and publicly expressed support for a citizens’ coalition that opposed relocation of the Augusta County Courthouse outside of the city of Staunton did not engage in misconduct in violation of Virginia judicial canons; the Supreme Court of Virginia dismisses charges against them filed by the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission. ‘Political’ organization On Nov. ...