Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. told the annual meeting of state court judges Tuesday that he will step down after two four-year terms as head of the judicial branch. The announcement came during the chief justice’s annual State ...Read More »
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NORFOLK – Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. says he will not invoke his constitutional power to reassign judges to courts suffering under heavy caseloads. His declaration came earlier today during his State of the Judiciary address to Virginia circuit ...Read More »
(UPDATED 4/26/10 9:47 a.m.)The Virginia State Bar’s judicial nominating committee has found 12 candidates to be highly qualified for pending U. S. District Court vacancies in Virginia – eight for a Western District seat and four for a slot in ...Read More »
The Roanoke Bar Association today voted to recommend U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Urbanski for the vacancy created when U.S. District Judge Norman Moon took senior status in February. Virginia’s two U.S. senators have requested recommendations from bar groups for the ...
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