Tag Archives: Justice Harry L. Carrico

Remembering Chief Justice Carrico (access required)

For many in Virginia, he was the face of the Supreme Court of Virginia. For years, a generation of lawyers had known no other chief justice. Former Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harry L. Carrico died Jan. 27 in Richmond. ...

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Supreme Court clerkship program celebrates 50 years (access required)

In the beginning there were three. Clerks, that is. Fifty years ago this month, the Supreme Court of Virginia hired its first class of judicial law clerks. And that first class had three members: John Pedigo, law clerk for Justice ...

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Key Position Means Driver Was ‘Operating’ Vehicle (access required)

A defendant discovered passed-out behind the wheel of a vehicle, with the key in the ignition turned to the “on” or “accessory” position, was “operating” the vehicle under Virginia law, and the Supreme Court of Virginia affirms his conviction of ...

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12 Steps, 25 Years: Lawyers Helping Lawyers marks anniversary (access required)

In its 25 years of serving impaired attorneys, Lawyers Helping Lawyers has reached out to lawyers wherever they can: at home, in the office, even in judges’ chambers. But one longtime supporter says they’ve only touched the “tip of the ...

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Custody order for school enrollment vacated by justices (access required)

A Fairfax circuit judge lacked the authority to order the county school board to enroll children in a particular Fairfax school as part of a custody proceeding, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled Sept. 28. After the enrollment order in ...

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