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Snow still affecting some courts

The snow continues to disrupt some court schedules in Virginia. The list of state courts that are closed or opening late Tuesday, Jan. 26, is here. The Alexandria U.S. District courthouse is closed Tuesday. The Alexandria division of the U.S. ...

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Many seek Roanoke Valley judgeship (access required)

A growing field of candidates has asked for the endorsement of Roanoke area attorneys for a general district judgeship expected to be vacated during this General Assembly session. The seat would be open on the Assembly’s expected selection of current ...

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Diversity lacking on the bench? (access required)

Judges Seat

A group of black and Hispanic attorneys has announced an organized effort to increase the number of minority judges on the trial court bench in Northern Virginia. The group, calling itself the Virginia Coalition for Racial Diversity in the Justice ...

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Incumbent judges re-elected (access required)

In the wake of generally good scores on Judicial Performance Evaluation surveys, the full crop of Virginia judges hoping for re-election this year have been given new terms by the General Assembly. Both the House and Senate elected the incumbent ...

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Marcus gains top post at AALS (access required)

William & Mary law Prof. Paul Marcus has been selected as president-elect of the Association of American Law Schools. The action came Jan. 9 during the association’s annual meeting in New York. Marcus is the Hugh and Nollie Haynes Professor ...

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Lawyers challenge implied consent law (access required)

Two Northern Virginia attorneys are collaborating on a challenge to the law that requires drivers to provide a breath alcohol test upon arrest for DUI. The government “cannot punish a person or rescind a governmentally-bestowed privilege as a consequence for ...

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