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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Contract – Tortious Interference – Conspiracy – Restaurant Music (access required)

In this litigation between a restaurant owner and a developer and contractor who allegedly interfered with the restaurant’s operations because of construction noise and dust, and who allegedly made too much noise with loud music for the condo owners who ...

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Tort – Trespass – Tortious Interference – Conspiracy – Restaurant Music (access required)

In this litigation between a restaurant owner and a developer and contractor who allegedly interfered with the restaurant’s operations because of construction noise and dust, and who allegedly made too much noise with loud music for the condo owners who ...

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Municipal – Delinquent Tax Collection – Negligence – Immunity (access required)

A city treasurer has qualified immunity from a suit alleging negligence in the collection of delinquent real estate taxes, a Norfolk Circuit Court rules. Plaintiff alleges he owns real estate known as “Lot 27, Block 11” on West 42nd Street, ...

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Criminal – Gaming Department – Subpoena (access required)

A defendant who served as treasurer of the Phoebus Athletic League, which was under investigation by the Virginia Department of Charitable Gaming, and who refused to accept in hand a subpoena requiring her appearance to give testimony and produce record ...

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Criminal – Guilty Plea Withdrawal – Malicious Wounding (access required)

A defendant who planned to rob another man under the guise of meeting to sell him an AK-47 weapon, and who was involved in a shoot-out with several other persons during the encounter, has his malicious wounding and firearm convictions ...

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Criminal – Pre-Conviction Bail – Rebuttable Presumption (access required)

According to the Court of Appeals, the trial court did not abuse its discretion in admitting to pre-conviction bail a defendant who successfully rebutted the presumption that no conditions of bail would reasonably assure his appearance at trial or the ...

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Criminal – Drug Conspiracy – Hearsay – Confrontation Clause (access required)

The Court of Appeals rejects a defendant’s claims that the trial court erred under both state hearsay rules and the Sixth Amendment’s Confrontation Clause by admitting into evidence hearsay statements made by his alleged coconspirators, and defendant’s drug conspiracy conviction ...

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Criminal – Cocaine Possession – Drugs In Car (access required)

The Court of Appeals has “no difficulty confirming the sufficiency of the evidence” to convict defendant of possession of cocaine found in his car when he was stopped for suspected improper vehicle registration and a license plate affixed with “zip ...

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Criminal – B&E – Intent To Assault (access required)

There was sufficient evidence that defendant had no legal right to be at the apartment of his former girlfriend, who had taken out a protective order against him, when he broke into her apartment but left before police came, and ...

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Criminal – Guilty Plea Withdrawal – Robbery (access required)

A trial court did not err in refusing to allow defendant at sentencing to withdraw his earlier pleas of guilty to robbery and firearm charges, prompted by defendant’s “buyer’s remorse” after he saw the sentences handed out to codefendants, the ...

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