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Faulty Deportation Leads to Indictment Dismissal (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court dismisses an indictment charging defendant, a Honduran native who originally came to the U.S. in 1987 as a lawful permanent resident, with illegal reentry as a previously deported alien; because defendant’s deportation proceeding was ...

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Overwhelming Evidence Supports Revoking Parole (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the trial court order revoking suspension of defendant’s sentences for grand larceny and burglary:  overwhelming evidence shows a continuing pattern of criminal activity that renders harmless the trial court’s alleged error in admitting statements about ...

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Post-Discovery Complaint Amendment Allowed (access required)

In an investor’s suit alleging defendant technology company and its founder committed securities fraud, an Alexandria U.S. District Court overrules defendants’ objections and accepts the magistrate judge’s recommendation to allow plaintiff to file a second amended complaint and motion to ...

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