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Former Justice Thompson dies

W. Carrington Thompson, a former delegate, senator, circuit judge and justice of the Supreme court of Virginia, died Saturday at his home in Chatham. He was 95. Justice Thompson was appointed to the court in 1980 at age 64. He ...

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Involuntary commitment rules proposed

The Supreme Court of Virginia’s Advisory Committee on Rules of Court is seeking comment on a proposed Part 9 of the rules that would establish procedures for involuntary commitment proceedings. The committee also wants comment on civil procedure recommendations from ...

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Retired Justice Stephenson dies

Retired Supreme Court of Virginia Justice Roscoe B. Stephenson Jr. died last night in Covington. He was 89. Justice Stephenson served on the court from 1981 until 1997 and was active as a senior justice until 2009. A native of ...

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