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Bar groups asked to help with Koontz replacement

Del. Dave Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House Courts of Justice Committee, has asked the Virginia State Bar to assist in reviewing candidates who want to succeed Justice Lawrence L. Koontz Jr. on the Supreme Court of Virginia. ...

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Bar groups asked to help with Koontz replacement (access required)

Del. Dave Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House Courts of Justice Committee, has asked the Virginia State Bar to assist in reviewing candidates who want to succeed Justice Lawrence L. Koontz Jr. on the Supreme Court of Virginia. ...

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Lawyer apologizes for “no guts” remark (access required)

Update 09/15/2010, 9:35 a.m. William Crane will appear before the Supreme Court of Virginia at the end of its docket Thursday rather than this afternoon as originally scheduled. Crane is attending a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery today. The Supreme ...

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Reasonableness of water rates argued (access required)

An attorney for the Town of Leesburg acknowledged to the Supreme Court of Virginia yesterday that town council members had to have something more than their own opinion of the reasonableness of the surcharge the town placed on Loudoun County ...

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Image polishing germane to a state bar’s mission

Whatever staff time went into former Virginia State Bar President Jon Huddleston’s “Virginia is for Good Lawyers” campaign appears to be a bargain. The Wisconsin State Bar spent almost $100,000 in 2007 to buy television ads aimed at improving the ...

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Image polishing germane to a state bar’s mission

Whatever staff time went into former Virginia State Bar President Jon Huddleston’s “Virginia is for Good Lawyers” campaign appears to be a bargain. The Wisconsin State Bar spent almost $100,000 in 2007 to buy television ads aimed at improving the ...

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Was affidavit admitted in violation of Crawford? (access required)

Senior Assistant Attorney General Leah Darron wanted to talk today about harmless error because the evidence against Anthony Dale Crawford in the death of his estranged wife appeared to be overwhelming. Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia asked her ...

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Justice questions probation revocation after Alford plea (access required)

Virginia Supreme Court Justice Lawrence L. Koontz Jr. said during oral arguments today “the commonwealth appears to be doing through the back door what it couldn’t do through the front door” in asking for revocation of the probation of a ...

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