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Criminal – Defendant Must Register as ‘Sex Offender’

A Hanover Circuit Court says a defendant’s nine separate and simultaneous convictions for unlawful videotaping in violation of Va. Code § 18.2-386.1 qualify him for the Sex Offender Registry, in this first-impression case. Commonwealth v. Schneider (VLW 009-8-115) (3 pp.)

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Chief Justice not giving up on performance evaluations

Chief Justice Leroy Hassell hopes to reinstate the state’s judicial performance evaluation program that was scrapped this year after a flap over the privacy of the reports on judges’ performance. Hassell told a meeting of the Judicial Conference of Virginia ...

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Casino in the works for The Greenbrier

The resort’s new owner says that he wants to build a $20 million casino and hire 600 new workers by the end of this year. The Greenbrier would offer “tasteful gaming,” Jim Justice tells the Charleston Gazette, “but in an ...

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