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Criminal – Probation Revocation – Exclusionary Rule (access required)

Reaffirming its holding in Anderson v. Commonwealth, 251 Va. 437 (1996), the Supreme Court of Virginia holds that the exclusionary rule is not applicable in probation revocation proceedings absent a showing of good faith on the part of the police; in this case, a police officer’s mistaken belief that a rooming house was not open ...