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Assembly acts to fill new appeals court judgeships (access required)

A long-dormant proposal to expand the Court of Appeals of Virginia suddenly became a flashpoint issue this month as General Assembly Democrats prepared to fill an expected four new judicial seats while Republicans derided the initiative as a liberal “pack-the-court” plan. At the request of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dec. 17, Virginia bar groups began scheduling ...