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Hold those overseas ballots, judge says

U.S. District Judge Richard L. Williams ordered Virginia officials to protect any overseas ballots arriving after 7 p.m. on Election Day pending the resolution of a lawsuit filed by the McCain campaign. William H. Hurd, a Richmond lawyer representing the ...

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Appointed prosecutor tosses Gloucester charges

A special prosecutor appointed to handle grand jury charges of official misconduct by four members of the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors decided to drop the entire case.   On the motion of Assistant Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s Attorney Catherine Dodson, Substitute ...

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Mental health commission considers proposals

Richard Bonnie told members of the Mental Health Law Reform Commission today that the commission took a gigantic first step in the 2008 General Assembly session “but it was a first step.” Bonnie, the University of Virginia law school professor ...

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Mental health commission considers proposals

Richard Bonnie told members of the Mental Health Law Reform Commission today that the commission took a gigantic first step in the 2008 General Assembly session “but it was a first step.” Bonnie, the University of Virginia law school professor ...

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No long-distance guilty plea for Vick

Circuit Judge Samuel E. Campbell today denied a defense request to allow former quarterback Michael Vick to plead guilty to state dog-fighting charges by video conference. The judge agreed with Surry County Commonwealths Attorney Gerald Poindexter that Vick should have ...

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