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Garth E. Griffith (access required)

Garth E. Griffith, a Richmond resident and retired general counsel of CSX Corporation, died Feb. 28. He was 82. A native of East Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Griffith held an undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, a law degree from the ...

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William Newton Phillips (access required)

William Newton “Newt” Phillips, a retired Richmond lawyer, died March 1. He was 83. A native of New Church, Mr. Phillips graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond law school. He served on active and reserve ...

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Candidates emerge for judgeships

With 21 formerly frozen seats up for legislative election next month, would-be judges are making their aspirations known. The Daily Times reports four candidates have expressed interest in an Eastern Shore circuit judgeship, left open by the retirement of Glen ...

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Roanoke’s no cell-phone policy defended by judges (access required)

ROANOKE — Despite barrels of ink and megabytes of bandwidth devoted to the effect of new technology on attorneys and courts, the subject remains a hot topic whenever lawyers and judges get together. At a recent Roanoke bench-bar meeting, participants ...

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