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System For Choosing Judges Attacked (access required)

Dear Editor: The newspapers are filled with news of controversies in the General Assembly over reappointment of Virginia judges. What our representatives should be arguing over instead is submission of a constitutional amendment to scrap the entire term-appointed system in ...

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Lawyer Urges Comment On Guidelines (access required)

Dear Editor: The Jan. 27, 1997, issue of Lawyers Weekly USA reported that the U.S. Sentencing Commission is proposing three possible guidelines in order for a sentencing judge to consider prior charges for which the defendant was acquitted. Apparently, the ...

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To The Editor (access required)

Lawyer blasts VSB’s “regrets” to inmate Dear Editor: Recently I received a “Personal & Confidential” letter from the Virginia State Bar in regard to an inmate complaining that I had never sent him his file. The letter was signed by ...

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