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Assembly elects new circuit, district judges (access required)

In addition to electing the newest member of the Court of Appeals, Elizabeth McClanahan, last Wednesday, the General Assembly also approved new circuit, general district and juvenile and domestic relations judges across Virginia: Circuit Court * 3rd Circuit: Portsmouth lawyer ...

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Newport News Judge Not Reelected (access required)

After extensive public hearings and bitter debate, the House and Senate courts of justice committees have voted not to reelect Newport News Circuit Judge Verbena M. Askew to a second eight-year term. Askew was the first black woman to serve ...

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