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Dillon confirmed as new federal judge

Salem lawyer Elizabeth K. Dillon has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Virginia. Her confirmation came late Tuesday night in a Senate voice vote, according to legislative records. Dillon is ...

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Lawmakers grill judges seeking re-election (access required)

Several trial court judges hoping to retain their seats faced withering questioning from legislators Friday about their performance in judicial performance surveys. One judge who scored poorly on the surveys was not invited to interview at all. Still another judge ...

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Excessive force case headed for trial

A federal judge has denied summary judgment for Roanoke jailers accused of beating an inmate and causing a severe head injury. The ruling means the claim of Oneal Scales against three jail staffers can go to trial. U.S. District Judge ...

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