Tag: Virginia Supreme Court

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McAuliffe comments on Supreme Court ruling on voting rights

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today following the Virginia Supreme Court decision in Howell v. McAuliffe.


Virginia Supreme Court to decide State Senate documents case

The Supreme Court of Virginia will decide on Tuesday if six former and current Virginia state senators will pay over $60,000 in fines for refusing to obey court orders.


Virginia Supreme Court rules law on cohabitation applies to same-sex couples

A Virginia court has ruled in favor of a man seeking to stop paying spousal support after learning his ex-wife was living with another woman.


Virginia Supreme Court issues writ of innocence in 1982 Newport News murder case

Attorney General Mark Herring comments on the Virginia Supreme Court’s granting of Keith Allen Harward’s petition for a writ of innocence.


Senate expected to nominate Ken Cuccinelli for Supreme Court

The State Senate is expected to vote today to appoint former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to a seat on the Virginia Supreme Court.


Speaker Howell, Senate Majority Leader Norment on Governor McAuliffe’s decision to reappoint Justice Roush to the Supreme Court

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) and Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr. (R-James City) issued the following statement Tuesday on Governor McAuliffe’s decision to re-appoint Justice Jane Roush to the Virginia Supreme Court while the General Assembly remains in session.


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McAuliffe reappoints Justice Jane Marum Roush to Virginia Supreme Court

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today on his intention to reappoint Justice Jane Marum Roush to the Virginia Supreme Court as her term expires.


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Governor McAuliffe statement on Supreme Court nomination

Governor Terry McAuliffe issued the following statement on the legislature’s failure to elect a justice to the Supreme Court of Virginia.


Virginia Senate blocks Republican effort to oust Supreme Court justice

Democrats in the Virginia Senate – and a lone Republican – successfully blocked attempts by their Republican colleagues to oust Governor McAuliffe’s Supreme Court appointee, Justice Jane Marum Roush.


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McAuliffe names Judge Jane Marum Roush to Virginia Supreme Court

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced his selection to fill the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia, Judge Jane Marum Roush.


Governor McAuliffe announces process for replacement of Virginia Supreme Court justice

Governor McAuliffe announced on Wednesday the Commonwealth is now taking applications for candidates interested in seeking the seat being vacated by Virginia Supreme Court Justice LeRoy F. Millette, Jr.


General Assembly appoints Appeals Judge D. Arthur Kelsey to Virginia Supreme Court

The Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday appointed Court of Appeals Judge D. Arthur Kelsey as a Justice to the Virginia Supreme Court.


Creigh Deeds: Will this session ever end?

Not since 2001 has the General Assembly been in session this long. While these extended sessions do not often occur, I fear the Jeffersonian ideal of a part-time citizen legislature is in jeopardy.


Ken Plum: Medicaid expansion-lite

The General Assembly is scheduled to go back into special session on September 18 to discuss Medicaid expansion.


Virginia Supreme Court Justice urges Bridgewater College grads to remember virtues

As Bridgewater College’s graduating seniors and their families celebrated on the campus mall Saturday, May 18, Virginia Supreme Court Justice William C. Mims urged the 301 graduates to remember society’s timeless virtues and to build meaningful lives.


Payday-loan decision involved Valley case

The Virginia Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision issued on April 21, ruled that the widespread practice of payday lenders in Virginia of having a borrower repay a loan and immediately take out a new loan for the same amount, commonplace prior to 2009 statutory amendments, violated Virginia law prohibiting payday lenders from refinancing, renewing, […]


In retrospect: Many payday loans were illegal

The Virginia Supreme Court ruled last week that when a payday lender “makes a loan to a borrower immediately after the borrower repays in full a previous loan,” that second loan was made in violation of the 2002 Virginia Payday Loan Act. An estimated 9.2 million of those type payday loans were made between 2002 […]