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Judges and commissioners elected (access required)

While the Assembly could not elect a Supreme Court Justice, they did elect several judges for the state’s circuit and district courts, as well as two new members to the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission: Circuit judges elected on the ...

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Allen OKs new judgeships (access required)

Allen also signed two pieces of legislation that will add new judgeships in circuit and district courts. Effective July 1, a new general district court judgeship and a new circuit judge’s seat will be added in Chesapeake and a new ...

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Virginia Service Rules Struck In Maryland (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor Virginia’s method of serving process on non-residents through the Secretary of the Commonwealth is unconstitutional, according to Maryland’s highest court. Under the Virginia Code, lawyers can obtain service on parties outside Virginia by serving the ...

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Lawyers In The News (access required)

Dabney J. Carr IV, Bernice H. Cilley and Helen Lewis Kemp have been elected partners at the law firm of Mays & Valentine, L.L.P. Carr received his law degree from the University of Virginia. He specializes in civil litigation, including ...

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'Lockhart' Amendments Are Upheld (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief A white secretary claiming race discrimination after she was fired by a black supervisor cannot sue under the Bowman public policy exception, a Norfolk Circuit judge has ruled. The judge upheld the validity of ...

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