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Supreme Court rejects ‘explicit findings’ requirement (access required)

A legal ambiguity that loomed large in the Joe Morrissey disbarment appeal has been eliminated by the Supreme Court of Virginia. The court made it clear in a Jan. 9 rule amendment that three-judge panels deciding lawyer discipline cases are not required to set out “explicit findings of facts” in their orders. Lawyers for legislator and former ...