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Roush, Alston interview for high court seat (access required)

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A Virginia legislative committee has certified both Justice Jane Marum Roush and Judge Rossie D. Alston Jr. as qualified candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia. On Jan. 27, the Virginia House Courts of Justice Committee conducted ...

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Diversity lacking on the bench? (access required)

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A group of black and Hispanic attorneys has announced an organized effort to increase the number of minority judges on the trial court bench in Northern Virginia. The group, calling itself the Virginia Coalition for Racial Diversity in the Justice ...

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Seven seek seat on high court (access required)

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Seven people – four judges, two lawyers in private practice and a law professor – have been seeking bar endorsements for a pending seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia. Justice LeRoy F. Millette Jr. will be retiring from the ...

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ODBA takes a look at judicial selection (access required)

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GLEN ALLEN – Conversations about how Virginia chooses its judges often arrive at a conclusion similar to Winston Churchill’s observation about democracy: It’s the worst way to proceed, except for all the rest. “We tend to think our process is ...

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GOP senators balk at short list of judge candidates (access required)

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Offered a preordained slate of judges for vacancies on Virginia’s appellate courts, Republican senators Monday objected to a lack of choices and refused to elect any candidates to the high courts. Some senators were disappointed that only five candidates for ...

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