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It’s not a cemetery unless it contains a dead body (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia split 4-3 today on the issue of just what constitutes a cemetery. In a case from Rockingham County, the lower court and the Supreme Court majority held that a site can’t be a cemetery without the burial of a dead body. The circumstances in Shilling v. Baker suggest that’s much too ...