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Kaine to tap Goodwyn for high court

Gov. Tim Kaine will appoint Chesapeake Circuit Judge S. Bernard Goodwyn to the Supreme Court of Virginia, according to the Associated Press. The governor will hold a news conference this morning to introduce his choice. Goodwyn, 46, will succeed Justice ...

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Murder, rape convictions questioned

The New York Times Magazine to be published Sunday has an extended article questioning the validity of the convictions of four sailors who confessed to the rape and murder of a woman in Norfolk in 1997. The story by free-lance ...

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Suit takes aim at driver ‘fees,’ transportation plan

A group of anti-tax conservative activists filed a lawsuit yesterday in Richmond Circuit Court, challenging the state’s new scheme of “abusive driver” fees and the transportation plan passed by the 2007 General Assembly, reports The Associated Press. The 25-page, 13-count ...

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Oliver Hill dies at 100

Retired Richmond civil rights lawyer Oliver W. Hill Sr. died this morning at the age of 100, reports The Associated Press. Mr. Hill was one of the lawyers in the 1954 landmark decision, Brown v. Board of Education. He and ...

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Gov. Kaine delays Danville man’s execution

Just hours before Christopher S. Emmett was scheduled to die for beating a co-worker to death while stealing money for drugs, Gov. Tim Kaine granted him a reprieve, reports The Associated Press. The governor said he wants to give the ...

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Skadden, Arps lawyers to advise Tech review panel

Gov. Tim Kaine and Attorney General Bob McDonnell announced yesterday that they have agreed to have an outside law firm advise the special review panel studying the Virginia Tech shootings. Spokesmen for the two officials said that the AG’s office ...

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