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Juveniles’ Lengthy Sentences Not ‘Cruel’ (access required)

Two 16-year-old males who broke into a female college student’s townhouse and stole property and committed multiple sexual assaults against her at knifepoint cannot demonstrate that their aggregate term-of-years sentences violated the Eighth Amendment; defendants’ lengthy sentences – 133 years ...

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Judge rejects action for spoliation of evidence (access required)

Propane Tank FEA

An injured worker blocked from a product defect case cannot sue his employer for losing a propane heater blamed for his injuries, a Henrico County Circuit judge has ruled. Virginia does not recognize an independent claim for spoliation of evidence, ...

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