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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Criminal – Discovery – Sex Offender Registration (access required)

A defendant charged with failure to register as a sex offender as required by the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, 18 U.S.C. Sect. 2250(a), is entitled under Fed. R. Crim. P. 16 to discovery of the substance of oral ...

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Criminal – Sex Offender Registration – Constitutionality (430554) (access required)

A Lynchburg federal district judge adopts the analysis of U.S. v. Hinen, 287 F. Supp. 2d 747 (W.D. Va. 2007) [VLW 007-3-184], and holds that the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act applies to this defendant, convicted in Virginia ...

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Criminal – Sex Offender Registration – Constitutionality (access required)

A district court rejects defendant’s challenge to the constitutionality of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, 18 U.S.C. Sect. 2250(a), and refuses to dismiss the indictment charging defendant under the statute. The statute makes it a federal felony for ...

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Tort – Business Tort – Tortious Interference – Corporate Contract (access required)

A former chairman of the board for defendant corporation who left his post as officer and director but was retained as consultant in a written contract with the board, cannot sue the company for tortious interference with contract for its ...

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Traffic Offenses – DUI – National Park – Defendant Asleep In Car (access required)

A defendant who claimed he pulled his truck off the road in a national park, the engine was not running because the truck had run out of gasoline, and defendant was asleep and neither operating or in actual physical control ...

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Zoning – Fair Housing Act – Zoning Amendment (access required)

A family who alleges a zoning change adopted by defendant county board of supervisors prevents them from modifying their present house to a multi-family dwelling or razing it and constructing a new multi-family dwelling, cannot prove a violation of the ...

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Criminal – Tax Evasion – Deferred Judgment (access required)

A trial court did not err in ruling that it did not have authority to defer findings of guilt in a case in which a company president filed all the necessary tax forms on his business but failed to make ...

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