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120-Year Sentence Upheld in Child Porn Case (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a 120-year sentence for a 28-year-old man convicted of production, possession and transportation of child pornography, in connection with his sexual molestation of a four-year-old boy while acting as the child’s babysitter; the appellate court rejects ...

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Retrial Ordered for Wrong Info on Witness Testimony (access required)

In this first-impression case, a Fairfax Circuit Court sets aside a guilty verdict of attempted robbery and orders a new trial based on a post-trial discovery that a subpoenaed defense witness, who would have provided material exculpatory evidence, asserted his ...

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