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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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News in Brief for 10/16/95 (access required)

Virginia Supreme Court to take habeas petitions in death cases The Supreme Court has issued rules setting out a 60-day deadline for a death-row inmate to file a habeas corpus petition. A habeas petition would have to be filed within ...

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