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Criminal – Habeas Petition – Filing Document Under Seal (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court denies a habeas petitioner’s motion to file under seal an unredacted version of an affidavit filed by one of petitioner’s attorneys, based on the litigant’s claim that “witnesses who provided the information have expressed concerns that they might be subject to retaliation.” The court may in its discretion permit documents to ...