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Remedial fees appeal heard (access required)

A second Virginia Circuit Court judge was asked Tuesday to overrule a lower court decision holding the state’s civil remedial fees unconstitutional. Richmond Circuit Judge Walter W. Stout III told traffic defense attorney G. Barton Chucker and Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael ...

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Best of the Blog (access required)

Was it a grand gesture on a moonlit night? That first flush of new parenthood? We don’t really get the details in Miller v. Miller, decided last Tuesday by the Virginia Court of Appeals. But we do know now that ...

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VSB backs six for Court of Appeals seat (access required)

The judicial nominations committee of the Virginia State Bar has found six candidates highly qualified to fill the vacancy created by the retirement Court of Appeals Judge James W. Benton Jr. They are: * Chesterfield County Circuit Judge Michael C. ...

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Families of teens at Beaumont: Close it (access required)

WILLIAMSBURG—A representative of a group of families of teenagers at the Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center has urged the state Board of Juvenile Justice to close the facility, arguing that Beaumont is dangerous and fails to rehabilitate its young offenders. Liane ...

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