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Norfolk's Kelley Is Tapped For E.D. Seat (access required)

President Bush has nominated Norfolk lawyer Walter D. Kelley Jr. for a pending federal judgeship in Virginia’s Eastern District. U.S. District Judge Henry Coke Morgan announced earlier this year that he would take senior status on Feb. 1, 2004. Kelley, ...

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Man's Estate Can Sue 911 Dispatcher (access required)

The estate of a hit-and-run victim can bring a negligence claim against a 911 dispatcher who allegedly did not send emergency help after the accident had been reported, a Staunton Circuit judge has ruled in a case of apparent first ...

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Conrad Is Confirmed (access required)

U.S. Magistrate Judge Glen E. Conrad was confirmed for a federal judgeship in Virginia’s Western District by a unanimous U.S. Senate last Monday. Conrad will succeed U.S. District Judge James C. Turk, who took senior status in November 2002. And ...

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Rules Proposed For E-Filing Of Documents (access required)

The Judicial Council’s Advisory Committee on Rules of Court has proposed changes to the Rules of Court that would permit the electronic service of documents. If approved, the amended rules would allow consenting parties to serve documents such as motions, ...

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