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Obscenity conviction reversed

Kevin Lamont Newby got no points for subtlety in his proposition to the female anchor of a Hampton Roads television station. He mailed 15 photographs of himself in varying states of undress, including full frontal nudity, to the woman at ...

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Supreme Court grants 20 appeals

Insurance coverage disputes are among the 20 cases, about half of them criminal, for which the Supreme Court of Virginia has recently granted petitions for appeal. One of the coverage cases, The AES Corp. v. Steadfast Insurance Corp., Record No. ...

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At oral argument on the road, avoid the Red Square

Appellate lawyers familiar with the small green, yellow, and red argument timing lights used by appeals courts are confronted with a much different system when they make their cases to the Supreme Court of Virginia’s traveling writ panels. As lawyers ...

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Interlocutory appeal filed in drywall cases

A drywall supplier and contractor have filed an interlocutory appeal of a Norfolk trial judge’s order to consolidate cases alleging property damage and personal injury from defective Chinese drywall. The petition filed yesterday with the Supreme Court of Virginia contends ...

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