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Officer’s Curfew Violation Stop Was ‘Reasonable’ (access required)

A Norfolk police officer familiar with the housing project where he saw an ap­parent “group of minors” at 12:30 a.m., had a reasonable, articulable suspicion for stopping defendant, based on his “fairly short and fairly small stature,” for a suspected ...

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‘Rough Sex’ Statement Was Impeachment Evidence

The Court of Appeals reverses defendant’s convictions for strangulation, rape and sodomy; the trial court improperly prevented defendant from using evidence that his former girlfriend had consented to the activities for impeachment pur­poses, and the error in excluding the evi­dence ...

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