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Powell, McClanahan likely for Supreme Court

Virginia Court of Appeals Judges Cleo E. Powell and Elizabeth A. McClanahan appear to be set to move up to the Supreme Court of Virginia under an agreement between House Democrats and Senate Republicans. The General Assembly will convene Friday ...

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Judicial elections in Assembly go down to the wire (access required)

Members of the House and Senate were still negotiating at press time to settle on candidates to fill two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia, with Court of Appeals Judges Elizabeth A. McClanahan and Cleo E. Powell apparently acceptable ...

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Assembly delays election of judges until late April (access required)

The state appears unlikely to get any new judges elected before April 25 at the earliest, although the General Assembly moved closer to filling two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia. The Republican caucus in the House of Delegates ...

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Adoption Over Absent Mother’s Objection Upheld (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the circuit court’s decision authorizing a biological mother’s father and stepmother to adopt her daughter over the mother’s objection. Hughes, the biological mother, has a history of drug addiction, bipolar psychiatric disorder, and suicide attempts. ...

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