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Appointments by circuit judges would be limited (access required)

Sen. Richard H. Black wants to prevent circuit judges from second-guessing the judgeship choices of the General Assembly, but his proposal may cast a wider net than he intended. In the wake of the House of Delegates’ controversial rejection of ...

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Latest salvos launched in summary judgment campaign (access required)

Lawyers braved the mid-day sun July 18 to appear before a legislative committee in Richmond to discuss changing the rules for summary judgment practice in Virginia state courts. House Courts of Justice committee chair Del. Dave Albo, R-Fairfax, convened the ...

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Va. Beach also wants more say on study

Lawyers and legislators in Northern Virginia aren’t happy at the lack of representation for their region on a Virginia Supreme Court committee appointed to oversee recommendations on court realignments, as reported last week. (See “NoVa wants more say on court ...

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NoVa wants more say on court study panel (access required)

Northern Virginia lawyers and legislators are pushing for more representatives from their region on the committee that will oversee a study of how judges should be allocated in Virginia. The Fairfax Bar Association and 31 General Assembly members have sent ...

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