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Juror secrecy debated in Staunton

Panelists at an open government conference today took shots from opposing directions at a proposal for anonymous juries in Virginia. A judge and a criminal defense lawyer were critical of the plan to make juror information confidential, while a prosecutor ...

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Heaphy is sworn in as federal prosecutor

Freshly confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Tim Heaphy was sworn in this morning as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia. Chief U.S. District Judge James P. Jones administered the oath of office at the Abingdon federal courthouse, according ...

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The Weekly Recap: Week of Oct. 12

Here’s what was happening this past week… The week may have been a day short, if your office observed Columbus Day on Monday. Judging from the number of cars in downtown Richmond that day, it doesn’t look like Columbus is ...

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