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Detectives’ Delayed Questioning Was Legal (access required)

Police who obtained defendant’s waiver of his rights when they arrested him for first-degree murder in Spotsylvania County, and who then ceased substantive questioning when defendant indicated he wanted to rest as the detectives drove him to Charlottesville, saying he ...

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Nonpayment for Leased Furniture Means Theft (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction for failure to return leased furniture in violation of Va. Code § 18.2-118, rejecting defendant’s contention that she validly possessed the furniture in question under a lease-purchase agreement. Aside from an initial payment ...

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