The Northern Virginia delegation to the General Assembly wants to take a second look at Fairfax Circuit Judge Gaylord L. Finch Jr., who is up for reappointment for an eight-year term. Last Thursday, the House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees ...Read More »
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Judges and aspiring judges are still smarting over the General Assembly’s treatment last year of two members of the Court of Appeals up for re-election, according to a veteran of that court. The 2008 legislative foot-dragging on re-election of Judge ...Read More »
Four state senators hope to enlist other legislators in an effort to avoid partisan bickering over judicial appointments and redistricting, reports The Winchester Star. The Commonwealth Caucus is made up of two Democrats and two Republicans who agreed to support ...
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The General Assembly elected 22 judges late yesterday but failed to fill vacancies on the State Corporation Commission and in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton and Roanoke. Court of Appeals Judges Robert J. Humphreys and Jean Harrison Clements won reappointments, and ...Read More »
The General Assembly will extend its session by three days, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Disagreements remain on the budget, but legislators apparently can’t agree on judicial choices, either. Some 36 seats – including a spot on both the State Corporation ...Read More »