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GLENN v. COMMONWEALTH

The circuit court correctly denied a defendant's motion to suppress evidence obtained in a search of his grandfather's house, where the grandfather consented to the search without reservation and defendant took no action to countermand such consent or object to the search of that portion of the residence he claimed he occupied and a closed backpack found therein. The facts available to the officers at the time of the search of the house were thus sufficient to lead a reasonable police officer to believe that the grandfather had authority to consent to a search of the backpack. The Court of Appeals' judgment affirming defendant's convictions is affirmed.

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WRIGHT v. COMMONWEALTH

The Court of Appeals did not err in finding that a circuit court, after accepting a plea agreement of the type specified in Rule 3A:8(c)(1)(C), can nevertheless impose additional terms of suspended incarceration and post-release supervision pursuant to Code §§ 18.2-10(g) and 19.2-295.2(A) when such terms are not mentioned in the plea agreement. Because general principles of contract law apply to plea agreements and the law in effect when a contract is made becomes a part of the contract as though expressly incorporated therein, the judgment of the Court of Appeals of Virginia is affirmed.

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BOLDEN v. COMMONWEALTH

In the prosecution of firearms possession charges related to a drug offense, there was sufficient evidence that the defendant was aware of the presence and character of the firearm and that it was within his dominion and control, in a bag immediately adjacent to where he sat in a vehicle. The bag containing the gun was open and obvious, and at the time it was observed, defendant possessed illegal drugs with the intent to distribute same. The evidence was sufficient to establish that he possessed the firearm, and the judgment of the Court of Appeals is affirmed.

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MALBROUGH v. COMMONWEALTH

In a prosecution for drug and weapons violations in which defendant claimed that a consent search of his person conducted at a roadside stop after being told that he was free to leave violated his Fourth Amendment rights, it cannot be said that the trial court's conclusion that a reasonable person would have felt free to ignore such request and leave the scene was plainly wrong or unsupported by the evidence. Defendant did not establish that the circuit court committed reversible error in that finding, and no error is found in the application of law by either that court or the Court of Appeals. Accordingly the judgment upholding the convictions is affirmed.

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NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. v. ST. JOHN

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. v. ST. JOHN January 14, 2000 Record No. 990161 ...

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GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY v. FLOYD

In an appeal from a state university's decision denying a student in-state tuition status under Code § 23-7.4(B), jurisdiction lies in the Supreme Court under Code § 8.01-670(A)(3) because under Code § 17.1-405 the Court of Appeals does not have jurisdiction over an administrative decision made by an entity that is not purely an administrative agency. On the merits, in light of the presumption established in Code § 23-7.4(B), the university's decision was not arbitrary, capricious, or otherwise contrary to law. The judgment of the circuit court is reversed, and final judgment is entered for the university.

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NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. v. JOHN

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. NATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. v. JOHN January 14, 2000 Record No. 990161 NATIONWIDE ...

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FORD MOTOR CO. v. FAVINGER

In considering a claim for temporary partial disability benefits under the Virginia Workers? Compensation Act, Code §§ 65.2-100 through 65.2-1310, the Commission's award, affirmed by the Court of Appeals, was not predicated upon evidence that the employee made a reasonable effort to market his residual work capacity. Because the record contains no such evidence, the judgment of the Court of Appeals is reversed and final judgment is entered for the employer.

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MITCHELL v. COMMONWEATH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. MITCHELL v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 2313-98-1 PHILLIP ASHBY MITCHELL v. ...

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BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING v. SIMMONS

In a breach of contract action arising out of foreclosure proceedings, the circuit court did not err in holding that no right to foreclose had vested in favor of a loan servicing company because it had failed to comply with pre-acceleration notice requirements contained in the deed of trust. The statutory cure provisions of Code § 55-59.1(A) also do not apply, because the issue of whether the right to accelerate is in existence and capable of being exercised by a foreclosure notice is not controlled by the statute and thus remains a matter of contract between the parties. The judgment compensating plaintiff for the equity lost as a result of the foreclosure is affirmed.

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MITCHELL v. COMMONWEATH (59206)

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. MITCHELL v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 2313-98-1 PHILLIP ASHBY MITCHELL v. ...

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UPPER OCCOQUAN SEWAGE AUTHORITY v. BLAKE CONSTRUCTION CO.

In considering contract claims arising under the Virginia Public Procurement Act, the circuit court had jurisdiction to determine interest due under a judgment and did not err in determining that interest accrued on awarded compensatory damages, but did err in setting the applicable interest rate. The court also erred in determining that post-judgment interest accrued on the pre-judgment interest awarded in two trials and that the judgment debtor had made a timely allocation of payment on the debt; however it did not err in denying the judgment debtor's motion for satisfaction. The judgment is affirmed in part, reversed in part, and the case is remanded.

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HOLDEN v. HOLDEN

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. HOLDEN v. HOLDEN NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 2614-98-3 ROBERT CHARLES HOLDEN v. ...

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HILTON v. MARTIN

In an action to recover damages for personal injury and death resulting from an assault on the victim by a fellow employee, the trial court erred in concluding that the Virginia Worker?s Compensation Act provided the exclusive remedy for the claims. Applying the actual risk test, the assault on the victim had no relationship with her status as an employee. Whether intended as flirtatious, merely playful, or as harassment, the assault was purely personal and thus the resulting injury and death did not "arise out of the employment" under Code § 65.2-101. The judgment is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings.

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STEPP, et al. v. FOSTER, et al. (59416)

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. STEPP, et al. v. FOSTER, et al. January 14, 2000 Record No. 990404 ...

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WELCH v. COMMONWEATH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. WELCH v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1232-98-1 BRUCE ALAN WELCH v. ...

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WOODSON v. WOODSON

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. WOODSON v. WOODSON NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1257-99-3 ANTHONY CARL WOODSON v. ...

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DOUGLAS v. COMMONWEATH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. DOUGLAS v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1344-98-2 DWAYNE ANTHONY DOUGLAS v. ...

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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., et al. v. PERSINGER

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., et al. v. PERSINGER NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1505-99-2 ...

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NEW RIVER CASTINGS CO., et al. v. MAPLE

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. NEW RIVER CASTINGS CO., et al. v. MAPLE NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. ...

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DUTZMAN v. WOODDELL, et al.

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. DUTZMAN v. WOODDELL, et al. NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 1735-99-4 JOLEANE DUTZMAN ...

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MERCER v. COMMONWEALTH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. MERCER v. COMMONWEALTH January 14, 2000 Record No. 990821 BRIGITTE MERCER v. COMMONWEALTH ...

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THE STATE v. McHONEY

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the South Carolina Supreme Court. THE STATE v. McHONEY   THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA In The Supreme ...

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MARTIN v. MARTIN

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. MARTIN v. MARTIN NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 0129-99-4 RANDALL ALLAN MARTIN v. ...

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SHAUN ANTHONY WOODHOUSE v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court did not err in denying motion to suppress evidence of firearm where police officers had reasonable articulable suspicion under totality of circumstances to detain appellant and owner of vehicle gave permission for search resulting in seizure of firearm

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WUBNEH v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court?s finding that Commonwealth presented credible and competent evidence to prove object used to intimidate victim in robbery was in fact a firearm

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MICHAEL A. BAILEY v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court did not err in admitting four rocks of cocaine recovered from appellant?s accomplice?s pocket into evidence as they were legally relevant; evidence was sufficient to support conviction of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

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AMERICAN ZURICH v. MARTINEZ et al.

Commission erred in setting aside and vacating unappealed decision of deputy commissioner on ground of mutual mistake of fact where evidence did not prove parties shared same mistaken belief as to identity of claimant?s supervisor; res judicata bars claimant?s second claim against employer

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HENNESS v. ROANOKE CITY

Judgment of trial court terminating appellant?s parental rights to her child affirmed where her parental rights were terminated under two subsections of statute and appellant only presented argument on appeal with regard to one of the subsections

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ALSTON v. COMMONWEALTH

Issue of postrelease supervision imposed in final order remanded to trial court to fix a term between confines of six months and six years

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WOODHOUSE v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying motion to suppress evidence of firearm where police officers had reasonable articulable suspicion under totality of circumstances to detain appellant and owner of vehicle gave permission for search resulting in seizure of firearm

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BAILEY v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in admitting four rocks of cocaine recovered from appellant?s accomplice?s pocket into evidence as they were legally relevant; evidence was sufficient to support conviction of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute

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LOGAN v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in refusing to suppress out-of-court or in-court identifications of appellant based on a single photograph shown to a witness during the investigation of an unrelated crime

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HALIFAX CORPORATION v. FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. HALIFAX CORPORATION v. FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK June 8, 2001 Record No. 001944 ...

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BENNETT v. COMMONWEATH

NOTICE: The opinions posted here are subject to formal revision. If you find a typographical error or other formal error, please notify the Supreme Court of Virginia. BENNETT v. COMMONWEALTH NOVEMBER 16, 1999 Record No. 0925-98-2 ALLEN DALE BENNETT v. ...

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