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Conviction reversed for Brady violation

In a victory for defense attorneys fighting discovery battles with prosecutors, the Supreme Court of Virginia has reversed a sharply split Court of Appeals, expanding the scope of material that the government must turn over to defendants in criminal cases. ...

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Conviction reversed for Brady violation

In a victory for defense attorneys fighting discovery battles with prosecutors, the Supreme Court of Virginia has reversed a sharply split Court of Appeals, expanding the scope of material that the government must turn over to defendants in criminal cases. ...

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AG to investigate school board election

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has appointed a panel to investigate a disputed school board election in Caroline County where the apparent winner is the secretary of the local Electoral Board. Other candidates in the special election for a school board ...

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AG to investigate school board election

Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has appointed a panel to investigate a disputed school board election in Caroline County where the apparent winner is the secretary of the local Electoral Board. Other candidates in the special election for a school board ...

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Habeeb to run for Griffith’s seat

Republicans have wasted little time throwing hats into rings after GOP state legislators were elected to Congress last week. Roanoke lawyer Greg Habeeb announces today he will run for the House of Delegates seat to be vacated by Rep.-elect Morgan ...

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What if your jury’s quarantined?

Just in time for flu season, the Supreme Court of Virginia has released its “Pandemic Influenza Bench Book for Virginia’s Court System.” It’s a 314-page prescription for dealing with an outbreak of infectious disease that could threaten the orderly operation ...

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