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Even more Supreme Court candidates (access required)

Two 27th Circuit judges have made a late entry into the competition for a seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia just as more statewide bar groups are sending their evaluations of a second round of candidates to legislators. Judges ...

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Judge Not Obliged to Excuse ‘Vast Majority’ of Venire (access required)

A defendant convicted of sexual offenses involving a child cannot use an isolated portion of defense counsel’s voir dire questioning jurors about their attitudes toward children’s accounts of such conduct to support his claim that the trial court should have ...

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No ACCA Enhancement for Prior Statutory Burglary (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court refuses to enhance the sentence for a defendant convicted of firearm possession as a convicted felon because the government has not demonstrated that defendant’s previous statutory burglary conviction counts as a violent felony under 18 ...

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