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Gun Charge Sticks After DVPO (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to dismiss a criminal charge that he knowingly possessed a firearm while subject to a Domestic Violence-related Protective Order – in the form of a handwritten condition to a state court suspended sentence – in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(8), as the 4th Circuit recently upheld ...