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Judge cuts Huguely sentence by two years

Charlottesville Circuit Judge Edward Hogshire reduced only slightly a jury’s recommended sentence for the former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of second-degree murder in the 2010 beating death of his ex-girlfriend, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Hogshire imposed a ...

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Lawyers on a train

Travel to Washington has often been an issue for Virginia lawyers. It’s too close to fly, but driving poses unavoidable risks. You might get caught in one of those all-too-frequent traffic jams on I-95 and arrive hours late. Or you ...

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Off to the dubitante ball

Federal law prohibits making threats to injure someone else. The statute, 18 U.S.C. § 875(c), has been on the books since the 1930s, and it has been used to prosecute everything from extortion to stalking to basic promises to commit ...

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