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RASHAD v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court?s refusal to suppress statements made by appellant where appellant initiated further conversation with the police and voluntarily waived his right to counsel; trial court did not err in convicting appellant of use of a firearm in commission of statutory burglary as Code § 18.2-53.1 refers to generic term burglary

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JAMIL ALI RASHAD v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

No error in trial court?s refusal to suppress statements made by appellant where appellant initiated further conversation with the police and voluntarily waived his right to counsel; trial court did not err in convicting appellant of use of a firearm in commission of statutory burglary as Code § 18.2-53.1 refers to generic term burglary

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DAVIS v. DAVIS

Summary affirmance ? trial court did not err in finding no material change in circumstance that would just justify a reduction in appellant?s child support obligation

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THOMAS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in finding officer had reasonable suspicion to believe appellant was engaged in criminal activity and could lawfully detain appellant to confirm or dispel those suspicions and in finding appellant consented to search of his person

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GOODMAN v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in denying motion to suppress where officer did not have reasonable, articulable suspicion to detain appellant as information from informant did not indicate that appellant?s possession of firearm was illegal; conviction reversed and indictment dismissed

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DARRIN DOUGLAS THOMAS v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court did not err in finding officer had reasonable suspicion to believe appellant was engaged in criminal activity and could lawfully detain appellant to confirm or dispel those suspicions and in finding appellant consented to search of his person

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ANTONIO LEWIS GOODMAN v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court erred in denying motion to suppress where officer did not have reasonable, articulable suspicion to detain appellant as information from informant did not indicate that appellant?s possession of firearm was illegal; conviction reversed and indictment dismissed

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CVS v. BRETT

Summary affirmance ? commission did not err in finding appellee proved he injured his back and neck and suffered right leg pain as a result of his injury by accident and that his medical treatment and ongoing disability are causally related to his work injury

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BRANNON v. BRANNON

Trial court did not err in dismissing appellant?s rule to show cause against appellee, denying appellant?s motions concerning the property settlement agreement, and awarding attorney?s fees to appellee under authority of the Property Settlement Agreement

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ELDER v. COMMONWEALTH

Evidence was sufficient to prove object appellant possessed was a firearm and supported conviction of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

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WILLIAMS v. WILLIAMS

Argument raised by appellant barred by Rule 5A:18 where record shows appellant endorsed the final decree ?seen and objected to for the reasons previously stated? and record does not provide what those reasons were

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JOSEPH DANIEL BRANNON v. JANICE A. BRANNON

Trial court did not err in dismissing appellant?s rule to show cause against appellee, denying appellant?s motions concerning the property settlement agreement, and awarding attorney?s fees to appellee under authority of the Property Settlement Agreement

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SHEPARD v. CITY OF PORTSMOUTH

No error in trial court?s termination of appellant?s parental rights to his child where evidence proved termination was in child?s best interest, that appellant, for a six-month period, had failed to maintain continuous contact with child, and appellant failed to plan substantially for child?s future

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MELISSA M. WILLIAMS v. KENNETH L. WILLIAMS

Argument raised by appellant barred by Rule 5A:18 where record shows appellant endorsed the final decree ?seen and objected to for the reasons previously stated? and record does not provide what those reasons were

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COMMONWEALTH v. JENKINS

Trial court erred in applying an incorrect legal standard and employed an overly demanding test for determining reasonable suspicion; as appellant was lawfully detained, the trial court erred in suppressing incriminating evidence discovered during the detention

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LOUDON HOSPITAL CENTER v. ROBERT B. STROUDE, M.D., et al.

Trial court did not err in finding collateral estoppel did not apply in this case, that the remand was sufficient to cleanse the decision-making process of any alleged taint, that the evidence supports the Commissioner?s decision, that the Commissioner?s decision was not arbitrary and capricious, and in denying the motion to augment the record

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MONK v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to modify the sentence imposed where more than 21 days had elapsed and appellant did not prove the trial court had jurisdiction to entertain the motion pursuant to Code § 19.2-303

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NEWROADS SOUTHEAST v. PERRYMAN

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellants failed to prove appellee was capable of performing all duties of her pre-injury employment as of April 20, 2006 and that appellants made a bona fide offer of selective employment which appellee unjustifiably refused

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COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINA v. WALTER EARL JENKINS, IV

Trial court erred in applying an incorrect legal standard and employed an overly demanding test for determining reasonable suspicion; as appellant was lawfully detained, the trial court erred in suppressing incriminating evidence discovered during the detention

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ROBERT B. BROTHERS, III v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court did not err in instructing the jury that the consent to submit to a breath test is not a qualified or conditional consent and that a person?s unwillingness to take the test without access to counsel is not a reasonable basis to refuse the test

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RONNIE SHERROD MONK v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to modify the sentence imposed where more than 21 days had elapsed and appellant did not prove the trial court had jurisdiction to entertain the motion pursuant to Code § 19.2-303

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COMMONWEALTH v. BEYENE

Trial court erred in holding that the officer lacked reasonable suspicion to stop the vehicle in which appellant was a passenger where officer observed vehicle speeding and following too closely; officer?s subjective motivation irrevelant

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KEITH v. ROANOKE CITY

Trial court did not err in finding clear and convincing evidence proved circumstances required for termination of parental rights

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COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA v. NAHOM F. BEYENE

Trial court erred in holding that the officer lacked reasonable suspicion to stop the vehicle in which appellant was a passenger where officer observed vehicle speeding and following too closely; officer?s subjective motivation irrevelant

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AFGD GLASS v. HEATH

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellee proved he sustained a traumatic brain injury and that he reasonably marketed his residual work capacity

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AVALON v. CARTER

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that appellee proved that medical treatment rendered to her in September 2005 was casually related to her compensable November 3, 2003 injury by accident

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JONES v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in refusing to play for the jury a videotape of appellant?s statement to the police as evidence of the circumstances surrounding the taking of the statement

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