The train has been on the track for 20 years, but five members of the Senate Courts of Justice Committee didn’t think that was enough of a reason to make sure it stays there. The issue is the ability of ...
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The First and Second Amendments to the U.S. Constitution seldom are as juxtaposed as they were today before the Senate Courts of Justice Committee. The debate was over Senate Bill 529, carried for the Freedom of Information Advisory Council by ...Read More »
Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn and Judge LeRoy F. Millette Jr. of the Virginia Court of Appeals could be out of a job Saturday. Nobody expects that to happen, but their appointments by Gov. Timothy M. Kaine expire Friday in the ...Read More »
One of last year’s fiercest lobbying battles in the General Assembly has been one-sided so far this time around. Domestic relations attorneys, with the support of the Virginia Bar Association and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, are determined to get ...Read More »
Two judges who were appointed when Republicans controlled the General Assembly appear to face an uphill battle for second terms. Legislators insist, however, that performance, not politics, is the issue. Democrats took control of the Senate in the November election. ...Read More »
So much for bipartisanship. All members of the Senate Courts of Justice Committee appeared to agree yesterday about the best response to the state’s much-maligned civil remedial fees: repeal them as soon as possible and make refunds to those who ...Read More »