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Va. House Confirms State’s First Openly Gay Judge

The Virginia House of Delegates has voted overwhelmingly to confirm Tracy Thorne-Begland of Richmond as the state’s first openly gay judge.

01/14/2013

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Virginia Court Appoints Openly Gay Judge First Rejected By Lawmakers

The Richmond Circuit Court on Thursday appointed Tracy Thorne-Begland, an openly gay Richmond prosecutor, to a General District Court judgeship a month after legislators blocked the appointment.

06/14/2012

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Virginia House Vote Sinks Openly Gay Judicial Nominee From Position In General District Court

The House of Delegates, voting in Tuesday’s early morning hours, blocked an openly gay Richmond prosecutor from appointment to a General District Court judgeship in the city.

05/15/2012

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices called on Congress to change the law to benefit victims. Credit: Kim Hong-Ji / AFP / Getty Images

House Vote Sinks Openly Gay Judicial Nominee

The House of Delegates, voting in Tuesday’s early morning hours, blocked an openly gay Richmond prosecutor from appointment to a General District Court judgeship in the city.

05/15/2012

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