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Many seek Roanoke Valley judgeship (access required)

A growing field of candidates has asked for the endorsement of Roanoke area attorneys for a general district judgeship expected to be vacated during this General Assembly session. The seat would be open on the Assembly’s expected selection of current ...

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Judge denies Matthew suppression motion

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) A judge has denied a defense motion to suppress some evidence in the case of a man charged with killing a University of Virginia student. Media outlets reported that Albemarle County Circuit Judge Cheryl Higgins ruled Thursday against ...

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Incumbent judges re-elected (access required)

In the wake of generally good scores on Judicial Performance Evaluation surveys, the full crop of Virginia judges hoping for re-election this year have been given new terms by the General Assembly. Both the House and Senate elected the incumbent ...

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