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Principal sues parents for critical letter

(AP) — The principal of a public middle school in Richmond is suing four parents for a letter critical of the school’s leadership and climate. Lucille M. Brown Middle School Principal Denise R. Lewis is seeking $3 million in compensatory damages, as well as punitive damages ...

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Assembly agrees to 429-judgeship plan

With decisions still remaining on how many judgeships to fund and fill, the General Assembly nevertheless has agreed to a plan to authorize Virginia trial court judgeships in accordance with needs identified by a recent caseload study. Both House and ...

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Huguely murder conviction upheld

(AP) — An appeals court on Tuesday affirmed the second-degree murder conviction of a former University of Virginia lacrosse player who fatally beat his ex-girlfriend, a killing that ushered in changes in state law aimed at limiting relationship violence. The ...

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Ten seek Western District judgeship (access required)

Ten candidates have expressed interest in the vacancy in the U.S. District Court for the Western District to be created by the retirement of Judge Samuel G. Wilson. According to the Virginia State Bar, the candidates are: Former Del. Ward ...

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