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Second Knee Surgery Justifiably Declined (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the commission decision reinstating disability benefits to a convenience store assistant manager who suffered a compensable injury to her right knee; the record supports the commission finding that considering all of the circumstances, employee reasonably ...

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Jail Cell ‘Public’ for Indecency Statutes (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s bench trial convictions for indecent exposure and sexual display under Va. Code §§ 18.2-387 and 18.2-387.1; we construe Virginia’s indecency statutes harmoniously with the legislative purpose and other jurisdictions to reach defendant’s conduct standing ...

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Reversal for Inadmissible Prior Robbery Evidence (access required)

The Court of Appeals reverses defendant’s conviction for robbery, third or subsequent offense, because the trial court erred in admitting evidence of two prior Maryland convictions for robbery because those convictions were not for offenses “substantially similar” under Va. Code ...

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