You’ve briefed and argued your Virginia circuit court case. Weeks go by and the judge still has it under advisement. Your client wants to know what’s taking so long. The remedy under the Virginia Code: tell it to the Chief. ...Read More »
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The General Assembly appears poised to fill at least three judicial vacancies, but legislators are still scrambling to find a Supreme Court justice, an SCC member and judges in Hampton and Norfolk. Likely to be appointed are Fredericksburg Commonwealth’s Attorney ...Read More »
The General Assembly elected 22 judges late yesterday but failed to fill vacancies on the State Corporation Commission and in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton and Roanoke. Court of Appeals Judges Robert J. Humphreys and Jean Harrison Clements won reappointments, and ...Read More »
Judy Rosenblatt wanted her colleagues on the executive committee of the Virginia State Bar to send a letter to General Assembly members stating the committee’s displeasure at the failure of the legislature to fill judicial vacancies. Almost 30 appointments are ...Read More »
The General Assembly approved this year the structure for a system that should result in better trained and managed magistrates. That structure represents a substantial financial commitment, especially in a year with a budget shortfall. It will require $3.6 million ...
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Granted, the General Assembly’s treatment of Court of Appeal Judge Robert J. Humphreys is shameful. No one seems to suggest that he is unworthy of appointment to a second eight-year term, but he has fallen victim to political infighting that ...Read More »