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Appeals court allows do-over for procedural defaults (access required)

Court-of-Appeals

Some procedural errors that may have meant dismissed appeals will no longer be fatal, a divided Virginia Court of Appeals said today in a trio of en banc cases. Specifically, in two cases, the court allowed amendments to retool assignments ...

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Circumstantial Evidence Backs Robbery, Firearm Convictions (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s robbery and firearm convictions, based on his presence in a vehicle that matched the description of a vehicle that carried four young men allegedly involved in an early-morning street robbery about 15 minutes earlier, ...

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