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Court Won’t Exclude Digital Child Porn Evidence (access required)

In this child pornography conspiracy case, the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion in limine to exclude digital evidence based on defendants’ claim the evidence cannot be properly authenticated under Fed. R. Evid. 901. Conspiracy websites According to the indictment, ...

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No Speedy Trial Waiver in Setting Trial Date (access required)

Although trial counsel purportedly ac­knowledged, during a hearing on the com­monwealth’s request for a continuance, that a later trial date was within the five-month statutory speedy trial date, trial counsel later explicitly objected to the continuance on speedy trial grounds ...

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