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Court Remands Prisoner Name Change Request (access required)

In rejecting an inmate’s petition to change his name because of his conversion to “the Native American” faith, a circuit court erred by failing to first consider the asserted “good faith” basis for the petition, before reviewing the inmate’s multiple convictions for possession of child pornography and related offenses; the Supreme Court of Virginia reverses ...