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Change sought in impeachment rule

A Virginia court committee is proposing to allow litigators to impeach their own witnesses, bringing the Virginia impeachment rule in line with those used in most other U.S. courts. The Advisory Committee on Rules of Court, a panel of the ...

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Karison to head Court Improvement Program

Virginia Supreme Court staffer Sandra L. Karison has been selected as director of the Court Improvement Program. The appointment was effective Aug. 10, according to Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Karison succeeds the late ...

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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

Effective Aug. 30, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the license to practice law of John G. Crandley of Virginia Beach for 30 days for violating professional rules that govern fairness to opposing party and counsel and respect for ...

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VLW parent rebrands as BridgeTower Media

The Dolan Company, the B2B media arm of Pittsford, New York-based Gate­House Media LLC and parent company of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, has announced a new company name — BridgeTower Media — and a website and logo as part of a ...

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Prosecutors honor five legislators

The Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys this month honored five General Assembly members as its sixth class of “Champions of Justice.” This year’s honorees were Sen. Ryan T. McDougle (R-Hanover), Sen. Charles W. Carrico Sr. (R-Galax), Del. David B. Albo ...

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