Defendant was charged with first-degree murder, felony murder, murder by mob, malicious wounding and malicious wounding by mob. Three other codefendants were charged with some or all of the same charges, all with some form of murder. The defendant, a ...Read More »
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A Virginia circuit judge has approved the state’s new method of DNA analysis after a challenge by lawyers for a man facing the death penalty. The July 26 decision by Colonial Heights Circuit Judge W. Allan Sharrett validates the methodology ...Read More »
Even though an accused killer had been living with his estranged wife at her house, he did not have standing to challenge a search of the residence because he was under a court order to have no contact with her, ...Read More »
This case was instituted by the attorney general’s office pursuant to the Sexual Violent Predator civil commitment statutes. The respondent had been convicted in 1992 of four counts of statutory rape and one count of oral sodomy of a 13-year-old ...Read More »
It can be a ticklish and touchy moment for a lawyer: the judge in a case has a conflict and needs to pass the file to a colleague. But whether, and how, to ask a judge to recuse herself can ...
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