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Lawyers in short supply at Assembly

The Virginia General Assembly could use a few good lawyers. That seemed to be the message Tuesday as Roanoke state legislators talked about the 2013 General Assembly session with members of the Roanoke Bar Association. “We have reached a tipping ...

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The Sixth Man Award

Settling the squabbling of law students across the nation once and for all, a California law professor has released a definitive ranking of bar exam difficulty. Robert Anderson, an associate professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, combined bar passage ...

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Troutman lawyers to handle state tax dispute

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is stepping aside from a tax lawsuit while denying there was any conflict of interest in the matter. The attorney general’s office had been defending the state in a tax dispute with the Henrico-based Star ...

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Assembly approves judgeship money, elects judges

The Virginia General Assembly approved Gov. Bob McDonnell’s recommendation to add 12 additional judgeships to those funded in the coming two-year budget and then elected judges to a number of those vacant seats before departing the Capitol early Thursday morning. ...

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Lawmakers interview judges today

Members of the General Assembly courts committees will interview judicial candidates this afternoon, and the list of candidates provides a good indication of who is on the short list for bench vacancies that should be approved for funding on Wednesday. ...

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