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Affidavit rule sent to high court (access required)

Litigants would be able to use affidavits to support motions for summary judgment under a rule change approved by the Judicial Council last week by a 6-4 vote. The justices of the Supreme Court will have the final say. Their ...

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Interpreting can be harder than it sounds (access required)

Translating court proceedings from one language into another can be more difficult than it might seem, according to Patricia Mickelson, an interpreter certified for federal court and a consultant to the Virginia Supreme Court’s interpreter certification project. Although they may ...

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News in Brief for Oct. 23, 1995 (access required)

Assembly task force offers own plan for juvenile system The legislature’s Commission on Youth has issued its recommendations for reforming the juvenile justice system, a week after a panel appointed by the governor called for a tougher approach to juvenile ...

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Four groups study juveniles (access required)

Several groups in Virginia state government are studying Virginia’s juvenile justice system this year. A scorecard follows. Mission: This group was appointed by Gov. George F. Allen to look at ways to prepare the system for an expected jump in ...

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