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Lacy Keynotes First Amendment Conference (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor HANOVER–Open trials are vital to the judicial system, according to Virginia Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth B. Lacy. Judges depend heavily on the confidence the public has in the justice system, and public faith in the ...

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Big Roanoke Firm Rolls Into Richmond (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor They went first to Danville, then to Charlottesville and Washington. Now the Roanoke-based law firm of Woods, Rogers & Hazlegrove P.L.C. has opened a fifth office–this one within a block of the state capitol. With ...

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Mom Convicted Of Felony Abduction (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A Wisconsin woman who withheld her son from his father and fled to Colorado can be convicted in Virginia of felony parental abduction, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled in a case of first ...

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Lawyers In The News (access required)

A. Lewis Lowery has joined the Fredericksburg Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney. He was previously employed as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney and has been in general practice in Fredericksburg. *** The judges of the Richmond Circuit Court ...

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Obituaries (access required)

Justice Alexander Marrs Harman Jr., a retired justice of the Virginia Supreme Court, died Oct. 31 at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. at the age of 75. He lived in Hiwassee in Pulaski County, and was named to the state’s ...

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