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‘Family Medical Emergency’ Trial Delay OK’d (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia affirms a Court of Appeals decision holding that defen­dant cannot overturn his conviction of taking indecent liberties with a child with claims of statutory and constitutional speedy trial vi­olations; the record showed that defendant delayed ...

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Out-of-State Services Counted in Mother’s Case (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms termi­nation of a mother’s residual parental rights; a Virginia circuit court could con­sider the history of rehabilitative support services provided to mother in Tennessee after her 3-year-old daughter was placed in foster care there in ...

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