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Monthly Archives: May 2008

A question of technique (access required)

Virginia could end up adopting a different method of lethal injection, following a line of questioning from a 4th Circuit judge during a death-penalty case. As Washington defense attorney Matthew S. Hellman was describing what he saw as Virginia’s “unique ...

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Agee and Conrad tapped for 4th Circuit (access required)

President Bush’s recent nomination of two Virginia judges for the 4th U.S.Circuit Court of Appeals holds the promise of fast relief for that shorthanded court. Moreover, the president’s choice of nominees may signal a thaw in the chilly political climate ...

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Obituaries (access required)

David T. Stitt David T. Stitt, a Fairfax circuit judge for more than 12 years and a former county attorney, died May 10 after suffering a heart attack while on vacation in Topsail Beach, N.C. He was 65. Judge Stitt ...

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