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Virginia to launch U.S. Magna Carta observance

King John signing the Magna Carta, England, 1215

The document that inaugurated the concept of constitutional government eight centuries ago will get an international celebration this year, with a grand premiere in Williamsburg this month. A renowned British historian and an authoritative Virginia constitutional law professor will join ...

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A night for history


The Virginia Bar Association and the Old Dominion Bar Association made history in late January, as the two bar groups held their annual meetings together for the first time. And at the black-tie banquet Jan. 24 at the Williamsburg Lodge, ...

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VBA taps new officers, members of its board

WILLIAMSBURG—Richmond lawyer John L. Walker III become president of the Virginia Bar Association at the group’s annual meeting in Williamsburg Jan. 25. With Walker’s installation, the VBA made history. He is the third member of his family to serve as ...

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Assembly trims judge funding plans (access required)

The budget approved by the General Assembly Saturday provides money for unfreezing only five extra judgeships in addition to the 15 proposed in Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposal. Earlier this month, the House and Senate introduced budget plans that were far ...

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Fellowship, 2013 edition

WILLIAMSBURG–The Virginia Law Foundation inducted 17 Virginia lawyers last night as its 2013 Class of Fellows. The VLF holds its induction dinner each year in connection with the Virginia Bar Association winter meeting. Members of the Class of 2013 are: ...

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