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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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Governor says he’s ready to appoint judges

Gov. Bob McDonnell says he’s waited long enough for the General Assembly to fill vacant Virginia judgeships — he’s ready to do it himself. Saying citizens  cannot afford further delay, McDonnell wrote to legislative leaders Thursday, urging the Assembly to ...

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Legislature could elect justices during congressional redistricting (access required)

The General Assembly left town last month without filling two vacancies on the Supreme Court of Virginia, and it is unclear just when Senate Democrats and House Republicans will try to resolve their differences on the seats. The legislature will ...

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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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