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Kinser to get Jefferson Foundation medal

Cynthia D. Kinser, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, will receive the 2011 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law as part of the University of Virginia’s Founder’s Day observation next month. Kinser is a 1977 graduate of the ...

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Court reinstates case decided on summary judgment (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia reinstated today the case of two passengers in a truck that was hit by a train in Chesapeake. The trial judge in Norfolk had entered summary judgment for Norfolk Southern Railway Co. after concluding that ...

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5th Food Frenzy to begin April 4

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is traveling around the state drumming up support for the fifth annual Legal Food Frenzy, the competition among state law firms designed to fill the coffers of local food banks. The contest will run this ...

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Richmond lawyer seeks Supreme Court seat (access required)

W. Coleman Allen Jr., a partner in the Richmond personal injury firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, has asked to be considered for appointment to the Supreme Court of Virginia. He is among eight candidates scheduled to be interviewed ...

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Ludwig joins Supreme Court candidates (access required)

Add 25th Circuit Judge Victor V. Ludwig to the list of those interested in a seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia. Ludwig was elevated to the circuit bench in 2008 after four years as a J&DR judge. He’s a ...

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