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Lawyers learn of jury verdict in chambers

Is it proper for a judge to reveal a jury verdict to lawyers before it is announced in open court? The Daily Press puts this practice into question after a recent criminal trial in Hampton Circuit Court. After the verdict ...

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Lost in translation

A defendant who spoke no English and relied on a telephone translation to explain the felony charges against him has been allowed to withdraw his guilty plea. Harrisonburg U.S. District Court Judge Michael F. Urbanski allowed Raul Tronco-Ramirez to withdraw ...

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