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Tag Archives: Judge James W. Haley Jr.

Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Child Sexual Abuse (access required)

A man who abused his nine-year-old daughter and seven-year-old son, and who allowed another man to live in the home and sexually abuse the children, has the termination of his parental rights affirmed by the Court of Appeals. Two persistent ...

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Search & Seizure – Probable Cause – Marijuana & Gun Possession – Informant (access required)

Although police had not previously worked with a particular informant who set up a drug buy from defendant, police knew defendant, questioned the informant about defendant and obtained accurate answers, was present and listened to the entire conversation when the ...

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Criminal – Abduction – Assault – Incidental Detention Doctrine (access required)

A defendant’s act of pointing a gun at the victim, who was defendant’s psychiatrist, was incidental to the assault offense, and defendant’s separate conviction of felony abduction under Va. Code § 18.2-47 is reversed by the Court of Appeals. The ...

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Administrative – Polygraph – Training Center Employee – Abuse Of Residents (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds a decision sustaining the termination of an employee at Southside Virginia Training Center, based on evidence that the employee had physically abused severely mentally retarded residents, in violation of specific departmental instructions prohibiting such abuse. ...

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