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Roush, Alston interview for high court seat (access required)

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A Virginia legislative committee has certified both Justice Jane Marum Roush and Judge Rossie D. Alston Jr. as qualified candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia. On Jan. 27, the Virginia House Courts of Justice Committee conducted ...

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Sanctions approved for ‘vindictive’ litigation (access required)

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A litigant in Virginia courts can be punished for vindictive lawsuits regardless of whether the claims in those lawsuits had any validity, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled this month. The court said sanctions can be imposed on a vexatious ...

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Coverage action not subject to nonsuit tolling (access required)

A plaintiff who thought she had the right to a courthouse do-over after taking a nonsuit in a suit over insurance coverage was left empty handed when the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled against her this month. The case confirms ...

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