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Crigler to retire next year

U.S. Magistrate Judge B. Waugh Crigler says he will step down at the end of his term in September. He will have served 32 years in the Western District of Virginia, sitting primarily in the Charlottesville and Harrisonburg federal courthouses. ...

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Return of appellate defender advocated (access required)

Dear Editor: I wanted to bring a crucial matter to the attention of the Virginia legal community:  The critical need for a state appellate defender in our commonwealth. Sen. J. Chapman Petersen of Fairfax has introduced (for the second straight ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Sept. 25, the Supreme Court of Virginia affirmed the Virginia State Bar Fifth District Committee Section I’s public reprimand upon John L. McGann of Fairfax for violating professional rules that govern client communication. * * * On Sept. 28, ...

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