Home (page 16)

Tag Archives: Criminal

Subpoena Quashed for Spousal Privilege (access required)

A utility company’s chief financial officer facing federal corruption charges success­fully invoked the adverse spousal testimo­ny privilege and her husband, a Virginia state court judge, cannot be forced to testify against the defendant, says an Abingdon U.S. District Court. Settled ...

Read More »

Competency Not Restored, Charges Dismissed (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court dis­misses criminal charges against a psychi­atrist who operated a pain-management clinic and who is charged with unlawfully prescribing certain drugs; defendant is un­likely to be restored to competency to stand trial after in-patient treatment and ...

Read More »

Appeals court hears death row inmate’s case

(AP) A Virginia prisoner who killed two people during an escape was improperly denied a chance to show that he wouldn’t do it again if spared the death penalty, his lawyer told a federal appeals court March 22. Attorney Jonathan ...

Read More »