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Court to Rehear ‘Dangling Parking Pass’ Case (Published Order) (access required)

On Sept. 9, 2014, the Court of Appeals granted rehearing en banc in Mason v. Commonwealth, No. 1542-13-2. The court vacated its Aug. 5 split panel opinion [VLW 014-7-246] holding that observing a “dangling object” from a motorist’s rearview mirror ...

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No New Trial for ‘Inconsistent’ Acquittals (access required)

Although two other alleged coconspirators were acquitted in a prosecution of mine operators for tax fraud and illegal currency transaction structuring, the Abingdon U.S. District Court says the evidence supported the convictions of these two defendants and denies their post-verdict ...

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