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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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Governor’s plan doesn’t include any new judges (access required)

Gov. Bob McDonnell may not plan on funding any new judges next year, despite his request last month that the Virginia State Bar hand over $5 million for general state spending. Although his remarks to state lawmakers state he wanted ...

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Senate OKs Gibney, Diaz (access required)

The U.S. Senate has confirmed John A. Gibney Jr. for a U.S. District Court seat in Richmond and Albert Diaz, a trial court judge in North Carolina, for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The confirmation of Gibney and ...

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Amendments would provide money for judiciary budget

Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed two budget amendments today that will affect the judiciary’s budget. He suggests $1.7 million for what he described as “longstanding priority judicial vacancies” and an additional $5.4 million to the criminal fund to help pay the ...

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Thawing the judicial freeze may be hard (access required)

Lobbyists know that legislators pay attention to pain. There’s plenty of pain to go around these days, as members of Virginia’s General Assembly gird their loins for the start to the 2011 legislative session. Lawyers who want to get legislators’ ...

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Four seek Eastern Shore judgeship

Three lawyers and a district court judge have expressed interest in a circuit court seat in Accomack County. Last month, the Eastern Shore Bar Association endorsed longtime Accomack attorney W. Revell Lewis III, according to the Eastern Shore News. Accomack ...

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10 seek seat on high court (access required)

Ten candidates, including four members of the Virginia Court of Appeals, have told the Virginia State Bar they are interested in filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will be created by the retirement of Justice Lawrence ...

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