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Scenes From The VBA (access required)

TO THE FREEZER. Some 473 Virginia Bar Association members trekked to Williamsburg for the 107th Annual meeting of the group Jan. 16-18. It was cold. How cold? It was so cold that you could turn on the television and hear ...

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Ten To Interview For Stephenson's Seat (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor Ten candidates for the pending vacancy on the Virginia Supreme Court will interview with the courts of justice committees of both houses of the General Assembly today. Justice Roscoe B. Stephenson Jr. will leave the ...

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ACLU levels sights on juvenile curfew issue (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE–The board of directors of Virginia’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter voted Jan. 18 to go forward with a lawsuit against the city of Charlottesville over a newly adopted youth curfew law. “We are committed to going through that process,” ...

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New state song proposed (317296) (access required)

@Carry me back to old Virginny. There’s where the cotton and the corn and ‘tatoes grow. There’s where the birds warble sweet in the springtime. There’s where this old darkey’s heart am long’d to go. There’s where I labored so ...

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Working on the weekend (access required)

Delegates worked through the weekend, one week earlier than they had planned, to deal with the avalanche of bills and resolutions filed in this year’s session, which is short on days but long on legislation. House of Delegates Speaker Thomas ...

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Joint custody measure passes House (access required)

The House of Delegates Tuesday passed a bill which would require judges to consider joint child custody as an option in divorce proceedings. Senate Bill 496 passed the House 96-3, but the version sent back to the Senate is much ...

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