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Senators recommend candidates for federal judgeship (access required)

Virginia’s two U.S. senators have recommended two candidates for a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. In a Nov. 4 letter to President Joe Biden, Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine recommended U.S. Magistrate ...

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New judges confirmed to federal bench (access required)

Three Virginia federal judgeships have been filled recently as the U.S. Senate confirmed more of President Joe Biden’s judicial nominees. Patricia Tolliver Giles and Michael S. Nachmanoff were confirmed to seats on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District ...

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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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New rules for judges: High court proposes revisions to judicial canons (access required)

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The Supreme Court of Virginia is floating proposed new Canons of Judicial Conduct for public input and comment. Under the proposal, which streamlines the current canons, a judge may: Participate in social media, within restraint. Participate in community activities, to ...

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