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Witness evaluation separates trial, appellate judges (access required)

In a few parting words, soon-to-be-retired Justice Lawrence Koontz of the Supreme Court of Virginia offered insights about appellate practice and his role in it at a recent meeting of the Ted Dalton American Inn of Court. As reported by ...

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Bar groups asked to help with Koontz replacement (access required)

Del. Dave Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House Courts of Justice Committee, has asked the Virginia State Bar to assist in reviewing candidates who want to succeed Justice Lawrence L. Koontz Jr. on the Supreme Court of Virginia. ...

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Court finds money for substitutes (access required)

Virginia courts now know how much money they will have to hire substitute judges next year to plug the holes left open by the General Assembly during the last legislative session. Karl Hade, executive secretary of the Supreme Court of ...

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Court approves funding for replacement judges

The Supreme Court of Virginia will set aside $432,000 to pay for judges to fill vacancies created by state budget cuts. Beginning July 1, state officials will provide this funding to Virginia’s 18 district and circuit court systems affected by ...

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Gibney gets thumbs-up from Senate committee (access required)

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Richmond lawyer John A. Gibney Jr. for a federal court vacancy in Richmond. The action came Thursday on a voice vote during a meeting at which the committee considered 17 other ...

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Gibney approval delayed

Richmond lawyer John A. Gibney Jr. was scheduled to cruise through the Senate Judiciary Committee at a routine meeting yesterday morning, but Chariman Pat Leahy, D-Vt., was unable to round up a quorum. Gibney is back on the docket for ...

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