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Criminal – Voluntariness Of Statement – Right To Counsel – Waiver (access required)

A trial court did not err in suppressing defendant’s statements to police about a fatal shooting after defendant clearly stated on the record that he wanted to talk to a lawyer, and the Court of Appeals upholds the suppression order. ...

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Kaine chief of staff Turnage to take similar post at VCU

Gov. Timothy Kaine’s chief of staff has been named to a similar position at Virginia Commonwealth University. The school said Tuesday in a release that Wayne Turnage will become chief of staff for President Michael Rao on Jan. 16, when ...

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Workers’ Comp – Change-In-Condition Application – Limitations (access required)

Upon rehearing en banc, the Court of Appeals reverses a commission decision rejecting claimant’s change-in-condition application for benefits as time-barred under Va. Code § 65.2-708(A), based on the commission’s ruling that the tolling provision in subsection (C) extends only once ...

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