The Alexandria Gazette Packet reports the increasing use of credit cards instead of cash presents new opportunities for crooks.
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Paul W. Powell will not be executed tomorrow night. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts granted a stay of execution today pending review of his petition for a writ of certiorari to the high court. The three-sentence order indicates that Powell ...Read More »
The execution of death row inmate Paul Warner Powell has been scheduled for tomorrow. The Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney will be among the witnesses, reports the Associated Press. Powell’s lawyers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the ...Read More »
Forensic scientists may be more frequent visitors to Virginia courtrooms as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday that laboratory reports are testimonial evidence and therefore invoke the Confrontation Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The court split 5-4, with ...Read More »