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Firm wins $87M verdict in Roundup case (access required)


A California appeals court has upheld an $87 million verdict earned by a Virginia law firm representing a couple who claimed an ingredient used in Roundup weed killer gave them cancer. In the Aug. 9 published decision from the California ...

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‘Shameful’ — Roanoke judge: Confederate monument must go (access required)

(Photo by Peter Vieth)

Roanoke County Circuit Judge Charles N. Dorsey ordered the removal of a Confederate statue from the front of the Roanoke County courthouse last month. And if the statue isn’t moved, the court must be moved to a different location, he ...

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Eight on deck: General Assembly taps new judges for appeals court (access required)


The Virginia General Assembly elected eight new judges to the Court of Appeals on Aug. 10, completing a historic expansion of the court and ushering in new diversity in race, gender and background. The eight new judges, along with their ...

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House, Senate leaders agree on 8 for appeals court


Leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate announced an agreement this afternoon on the eight candidates to be nominated for certification and election to the Virginia Court of Appeals. The eight are: Dominique A. Callins, Front Royal Doris ...

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