Tag Archives: Judgeships

Numerous prosecutors are seeking judgeships (access required)


Eight Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys were among the 63 candidates interviewed for vacant Virginia trial court judgeships that could be filled in the current General Assembly session. Another five of the prospective judges are working as prosecutors. But would-be judges come ...

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Legislators are filling judgeships (access required)


With a budget in hand that finally includes money to fill every authorized judgeship in Virginia, the General Assembly is busy picking candidates for those positions. Legislators have already named three new judges and courts committee members interviewed 22 more ...

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Pressure is on delegate for blocking judgeships (access required)


Lawyers and legislators in Fairfax County have stepped up pressure on Del. Tim Hugo to drop his tacit opposition to election of lawyers endorsed for Fairfax County judgeships. Hugo, R-Fairfax, is dismissive of the 30-year procedure for vetting Fairfax County ...

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Diversity lacking on the bench? (access required)

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A group of black and Hispanic attorneys has announced an organized effort to increase the number of minority judges on the trial court bench in Northern Virginia. The group, calling itself the Virginia Coalition for Racial Diversity in the Justice ...

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