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Bankruptcy judges to lunch with lawyers

Western District bankruptcy judges plan to discuss practice issues with lawyers in a pair of brown bag lunch sessions in Lynchburg and Roanoke. Judge Rebecca Connelly and Judge Paul Black will take part in lunch meetings on Oct. 15 in ...

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Keep international meetings, bar study group urges

Despite bitter criticism of the cancellation of a planned Israel trip this year, a Virginia State Bar study group recommends continuing the VSB’s annual overseas excursions. The seven-member study group unanimously agreed the bar’s Midyear Legal Seminar is “within the ...

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More courts closing for Friday’s bike races

Richmond courts will close Friday because of multiple downtown street closings for bicycle races. Richmond Circuit Court and district level courts announced Wednesday they will be closed Friday. The closings apply to all courts in both the John Marshall Courts ...

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Prosecutors can’t revive Morrissey charges

Prosecutors are barred from reinstating felony charges against former Virginia State Delegate Joseph Morrissey. On Sept. 22, the Virginia Court of Appeals dismissed the commonwealth’s appeal of dismissal of those charges. In its appeal, the commonwealth sought to revive charges ...

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