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Hernandez prompts separate interview sessions for high court (access required)

A legislative session to interview candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia split – literally – over the court’s recent decision in Hernandez v. Commonwealth. That case held that judges can defer entering judgment in criminal cases ...

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All incumbent judges certified (access required)

The House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees certified 58 incumbent judges yesterday as qualified for reappointment. The list includes Virginia Court of Appeals judges D. Arthur Kelsey and Elizabeth A. McClanahan, both candidates for the Supreme Court vacancy that ...

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Albo: Race for high court is wide open (access required)

Candidates for a Supreme Court vacancy can begin politicking in earnest now that bar groups have evaluated them and the legislative session is about to begin, according to Del. David B. Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House of ...

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Criminal – Conditional Guilty Plea – Speedy Trial – Grand Larceny (access required)

A defendant who was incarcerated in North Carolina when Chesterfield County issued warrants for his arrest, did not trigger the speedy trial requirement when he wrote to the county prosecutor requesting a speedy trial under the Interstate Agreement on Detainers; ...

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Kelsey leads in high court endorsements (access required)

Virginia’s statewide bar associations are completing their endorsements for a pending seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia. The endorsements leader at this point is Virginia Court of Appeals Judge D. Arthur Kelsey, who received the highest rating from five ...

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Workers’ Comp – De Facto Award Doctrine – Voluntary Payments (access required)

The Court of Appeals reverses the commission’s award of benefits to claimant Scott Patton under the de factoaward doctrine, which effectively precluded the employer from exercising its statutory right to contest compensability of the claim. In the alternative, the commission ...

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