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More on Clemens appointment

Roanoke Circuit Judge Swanson noted today that Chris Clemens was appointed to the district court bench by a “majority” of the circuit court judges. The Roanoke Times has more on the impact of the decision on Clemens’ law office and ...

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Most judicial vacancies filled

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 ...

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Bar stays out of judicial appointments

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 ...

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Magistrate system is upgraded, pay is not (access required)

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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