The Virginia General Assembly will be in town today and could fill two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia, but key players in making that happen say any action is very unlikely. The primary reason for the one-day session ...Read More »
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Unhappy with a January decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia, four leaders of the House Courts of Justice Committee have set a clever trap for any judge wanting to keep his or her seat. And they’ve hidden it in ...Read More »
The chairman of the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee has been held in civil contempt of court by a Danville federal judge. Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, D-Richmond, was cited for two violations of a scheduling order in a ...Read More »
Del. William Cleaveland, R-Botetourt County, today announced he will step aside after one term in the House of Delegates, citing family concerns and his private law practice. Cleaveland’s announcement was met with disappointment from fellow lawyers and legislators at a ...
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ROANOKE—The Supreme Court of Virginia expects to have plenty of data to back up its proposal for realignment of judicial boundaries when it hands the plan to the General Assembly in November. Legislators proposed a judicial realignment plan in the ...Read More »
Four leaders of the House Courts of Justice Committee want to know whether any judges seeking reelection during the 2012 General Assembly session have applied a controversial 2011 Supreme Court case on deferred judgment. In an April 27 letter to ...Read More »