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VWAA announces new slate of officers (access required)

The Virginia Women Attorneys Association has announced its new slate of officers for the 2016-2017 year. They include: Joan McKenna of Richmond, president; Michelle Parker of Norfolk, president-elect; Claire Keena of Woodbridge, secretary; Cynthia Revesman of Fairfax, treasurer; and Betsy ...

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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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Justices cowed by Assembly, McAuliffe says

(AP) Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday he believes four conservative Virginia justices were “scared” to side against Republican leaders in the court’s recent opinion on felon voting rights. In a 4-3 ruling, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled last month ...

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