Although a guardian ad litem recommended the father have primary physical custody of the parties’ four children, the trial court did not err in awarding primary physical custody to the mother, the Court of Appeals says. The trial court specifically ...Read More »
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Candidates for a Supreme Court vacancy can begin politicking in earnest now that bar groups have evaluated them and the legislative session is about to begin, according to Del. David B. Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House of ...
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The Court of Appeals cannot review defendant’s claim that a continuance of his trial for robbery and aggravated malicious wounding should have counted toward the speedy trial calculation under Va. Code § 19.2-243 because defendant did not file a transcript ...Read More »
At defendant’s trial for second-degree murder, the trial court did not err in admitting an audiotape of the victim’s 911 call under the present sense impression exception to the hearsay rule, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction of ...Read More »
A police officer summoned to a convenience store parking lot after a private security guard observed defendant with a baggie of a white substance, which defendant admitted was crack cocaine, had probable cause to arrest defendant and did not violate ...Read More »
A North Carolina bail bondsman who went to a Mecklenburg County funeral in an effort to apprehend a man who failed to appear in North Carolina on an identity theft charge, is guilty of attempted abduction, the Court of Appeals ...Read More »
Under existing Virginia law, evidence that a suspect ran away from police, without doing anything else, is insufficient as a matter of law to convict a person of misdemeanor obstruction of justice under Va. Code § 18.2-460(A), and the Court ...Read More »
At defendant’s trial for the first-degree murder of his brother-in-law after a dispute over the sale of timber, a trial court did not err in admitting photos of defendant’s bedroom that showed firearms in the bedroom, and the Court of ...Read More »
Ten candidates, including four members of the Virginia Court of Appeals, have told the Virginia State Bar they are interested in filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will be created by the retirement of Justice Lawrence ...
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A defendant’s convictions for molesting and sodomizing his 13-year-old granddaughter are affirmed by the Court of Appeals, despite his claims that the trial court should not have denied him in camera review of a police officer’s field notes of an ...Read More »