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Lawyers’ convictions reversed (access required)

Two Virginia Beach lawyers and their law clerk have won reversals of summary contempt convictions that carried jail time. In Scialdone v. Commonwealth (VLW 008-7-199), the Virginia Court of Appeals said the lawyers’ conduct in apparently proffering a fraudulent document at a criminal trial offered grounds for contempt findings. But the trial judge’s extra efforts to ...

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