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Full Court Grants Rehearing on Brady Violation (access required)

The en banc Court of Appeals grants the commonwealth’s petition for rehearing of the November 8, 2011, divided panel decision reversing and remanding defendant’s jury trial convictions for sex crimes against his five-year old stepdaughter based on the commonwealth’s violating ...

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Gun Ban for Domestic Violence Upheld (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds the federal statute making gun possession by a person convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence against defendant’s as-applied constitutional challenge; social science reports about recidivism among persons arrested for domestic violence and the frequency of gun violence ...

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