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Email was ‘disgusting’ but was not ‘obscene’ (access required)

An angry doctor’s “disgusting” emails to his ex-wife were not “obscene” under a Virginia criminal law and his conviction for harassment by computer has been overturned by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Where a Court of Appeals majority rejected a ...

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Lawyer arrested three times in two weeks

An Abingdon lawyer has been charged with public intoxication, assault, trespassing and a half-dozen traffic charges. Berry Leslie Conway II was arrested three times in the past two weeks, accused of being drunk in public, threatening a couple and later ...

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Handling of Victim Interview Tape Violates Brady (access required)

On rehearing en banc, the Court of Appeals reverses and remands defendant’s jury trial convictions for taking indecent liberties with his stepchild, aggravated sexual battery and animate object penetration; the commonwealth’s failure to disclose before trial a recording of victim’s ...

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