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Court Upholds ‘Disturbing the Peace’ Ordinance (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction of disturbing the peace for threatening the parent of a child involved in a bus stop altercation with his child, in violation of Va. Beach City Code § 23-10, which is not unconstitutionally vague or overbroad. Overbreadth The ordinance at issue provides that it shall be unlawful “for any person ...