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Criminal – Using Juvenile to Distribute Marijuana – Territorial Jurisdiction (access required)

An adult defendant may be convicted in Hanover County of causing a juvenile to assist in distribution of marijuana, even though the sales of marijuana to the juvenile all occurred in Henrico County, where the juvenile went to Hanover County ...

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Cuccinelli bid for UVa documents lacks support, judge holds

Retired Albemarle County Circuit Judge Paul M. Peatross Jr. has sided with the University of Virginia in its effort to block Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s investigation of records from a climate change researcher. In a letter opinion today, Peatross ...

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Hate letter brings $545,000 verdict in neo-Nazi case

A group of tenants attacked in a letter from Roanoke white supremacist Bill White has won a jury verdict against White and his American National Socialist Workers Party in a federal civil trial. The jury awarded compensatory damages of $265,000 ...

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