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Criminal – Evidence – Bullet-Proof Vest (access required)

The trial court did not err in admitting at defendant’s murder trial a bullet-proof vest found when police searched defendant’s residence. Evidence about the crime, the shooting of a “drug dealer,” clearly supports the inference that defendant was involved in ...

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Criminal (313516) (access required)

Speedy Trial A defendant who was released on bond for the abduction and sexual battery charges on which he was tried cannot apply the speedy-trial statute, Va. Code § 19.2-243, to the time period when he was held for a ...

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