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Rules of Evidence posted

The Supreme Court of Virginia has posted the new Rules of Evidence online as a 27-page PDF file. The Virginia Rules of Evidence, approved in a stormy legislative session, take effect July 1. Because the rules reflect an effort to ...

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Benzinger to seek top VSB position (access required)

The Virginia State Bar apparently will have a contested election for president-elect for the first time in 11 years. Raymond B. Benzinger of Arlington said he plans to file a petition to run against Kevin E. Martingayle of Virginia Beach, ...

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State will pay $900,000 to settle case against sheriff

Former Franklin County Sheriff Ewell Hunt was accused in a lawsuit of failing to prevent one of his deputies from gunning down his ex-wife. Now, the ex-wife’s family will get $900,000 from the state to settle the suit on behalf ...

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