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Some Victim’s Prior Acts Allowed at Murder Trial (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia affirms defendant’s first-degree murder conviction for shooting  a woman with whom he had a romantic relationship and shared a child, and whom he alleged was blackmailing him with a video of defendant having sex with the woman’s mother; the trial court did not err reversibly in excluding certain evidence intended ...