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Assembly returns 46 judges to the bench (access required)


Virginia legislators re-elected 46 incumbent trial court judges in the first round of judicial selection at this year’s General Assembly. One new circuit judge was among those elected Jan. 16. One sitting judge was left off the list without explanation. ...

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General Assembly gives extra option to compensate jurors

A bill amending Virginia Code § 17.1-619, passed by both houses of the General Assembly during the 2017 session, awaits Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s signature and could give Virginians who serve on juries another option to receive their pay. HB 2324 would ...

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Putting the press above it all

When and where did a pair of binoculars become standard equipment for a political journalist? This month, at the Virginia Capitol. The Virginia General Assembly, the world’s oldest deliberative body, convened for its 2016 session on Jan. 13, and reporters ...

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