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Monthly Archives: August 2011

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A guy in Winchester with convictions for dealing coke found a way to pay off his fines and court costs … dealing more coke, allegedly. Eddy Quintana was convicted in 2007 of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and ...

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Gloucester prosecutor apologizes to supervisors, won’t seek reelection

Gloucester County Commonwealth’s Attorney Bob Hicks issued a formal apology today to four current or former county supervisors who have sued him for libel. Hicks also announced that he will not seek reelection to a post that he has held ...

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VSB reprimands York prosecutor

York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen M. Addison accepted today a public reprimand from the Virginia State Bar for failing to acknowledge a tentative plea agreement with a key witness during a murder trial in April 2007. That resolution of allegations ...

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Court grants writ on bid to increase ad damnum (access required)

A woman who won a $3.1-million slip-and-fall verdict against a Richmond hotel only to see it capped at $500,000 will get to ask for the full award from the Supreme Court of Virginia. The court has granted a writ in ...

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Norfolk jury awards $115M in interactive TV patent case (access required)

A small technology company won a $115 million verdict from a Norfolk federal jury last week, on its claim that Verizon Communications Inc. infringed on its patents for interactive television when Verizon developed its FiOS cable system. ActiveVideo Networks contended ...

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