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Twelve for ’12: A look at the stories we’ll be watching in the coming year (access required)

For our annual Trends issue this year, we have identified a dozen different issues or points of departure that we’ll be watching in the coming year. Twelve for ’12, we call it. Here’s the list: STRESS ON THE COURTS Read ...

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Incumbent judges reelected today

The Virginia General Assembly reelected incumbent judges today, but did not elect two former legislators to the bench. Former Front Royal delegate Clay Athey, a Republican, was up for a seat on the 26th Judicial Circuit in Harrisonburg and former ...

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Senate holds judicial interviews (access required)

There was nary a whisper about Hernandez at Friday’s judicial interviews conducted by the Senate Courts of Justice Committee. Even though committee control switched this year from Democrats to Republicans, the Senate followed the same practice as last year’s courts ...

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Athey nominated for judgeship

Del. Clay Athey has been nominated by fellow legislators for a seat on the 26th Judicial Circuit bench. Athey, a Front Royal attorney, did not seek re-election to the House this year. He is being nominated for the vacancy left ...

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McClanahan, Powell elected to Supreme Court

The General Assembly elected Virginia Court of Appeals Judges Elizabeth A. McClanahan and Cleo E. Powell to the Supreme Court of Virginia last Friday. The legislature then filled the court of appeals vacancies by electing Glen A. Huff, a former ...

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Deals reportedly reached for some trial judgeships

The General Assembly is expected to fill circuit court openings in Virginia Beach and on the Eastern Shore during today’s meeting. Disagreements between Democratic and Republican lawmakers had prevented officials from electing judges in these circuits, according toThe Virginian-Pilot. A ...

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