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Criminal – Contempt – Court Appearance – Alcosensor Device (access required)

On rehearing en banc, the Virginia Court of Appeals upholds defendant's conviction for summary contempt of court for appearing to be intoxicated in court and testing with a blood alcohol content of .10 as tested by the deputy. First, defendant asks this court to find the trial court inappropriately considered the results of the Alcosensor test. ...