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Criminal – Felon In Possession – Mandatory Sentence – Constitutional (access required)

The Court of Appeals rejects defendant’s contention that a statute that imposes a mandatory five-year sentence for weapons possession violates the Virginia Constitution’s doctrine of separation of powers. Challenging the constitutionality of the statute, defendant argues Code § 18.2-308.2 violates ...

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Influential Women of Virginia photos online

The Influential Women of Virginia awards luncheon was held this past Thursday at the Omni Richmond Hotel. Photos of the event are posted on VLW’s Flickr page. For more information about the awards program, including profiles for the 2010 class ...

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Thieves buy pot with Saslaw credit card

At least two Northern Virginia legislators have been ripped off by identity thieves in California who used the name of longtime state Sen. Dick Saslaw to buy “medical” marijuana, according to news accounts. A Washington Post blog reports the culprits ...

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