Come, let us reason together. It’s time for the “reconciliation” process. The Senate Finance and House Appropriations committees have some serious reconciling to do on the freeze on filling judicial vacancies. The Senate committee would melt the freeze by appropriating ...Read More »
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The 2,145-member Fairfax Bar Association has chimed in with the pleas for filling Virginia judicial vacancies. An FBA resolution this week urges General Assembly members to fully fund all vacant judgeships and to reject the governor’s plan to use $5 ...Read More »
The Alexandria Bar Association adds its voice to the clamor over the legislative proposal to realign Virginia’s judicial districts and circuits with a two-page resolution adopted last week. Merging the circuits for Alexandria and Arlington County would cause an undue ...
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Senate Minority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr. has requested a budget amendment that would restore full funding for frozen judicial vacancies. The measure would cost about $4.8 million, and was one of several amendments submitted by delegates and senators to ...Read More »
The General Assembly unanimously elected on Tuesday all 58 Virginia Court of Appeals, circuit and district judges who were up for reappointment. The House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees had certified the judges for reappointment last week. Under legislative ...Read More »
The Virginia State Bar will try to keep a low profile on the two major issues facing the legal system in the General Assembly this session, VSB President Irving M. Blank told the organization’s executive committee recently. “The ball has ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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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