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judicial review

Dec 10, 2019

Nine judges falter in performance surveys

At least nine incumbent Virginia trial court judges seeking new terms could expect tough questions this month about their reviews from attorneys and others. The Supreme Court of Virginia released Judicial Performance Evaluation reports Nov. 26 for 50 judges eligible for re-election by the 2020 General Assembly. Since the preparation of those reports, three of […]

May 21, 2018

Appeals court: pardons render resentencing hearing moot

RICHMOND (AP) A federal appeals court says a man who received two partial pardons from Virginia governors is not entitled to further judicial review. Travion Blount was initially sentenced to six life terms for his role in a 2006 Norfolk house-party robbery he committed when he was 15 years old. But then-Gov. Bob McDonnell issued […]

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