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Defense lawyers fear slippery slope after Supreme Court allows stop based on anonymous call (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Criminal defense attorneys are expressing concerns about a recent decision from the U.S. Supreme Court holding that a vehicle search based on an anonymous 911 call was constitutional. The ruling in Prado Navarette v. California, No. 12-9490, weakens ...

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Red light violation notice is not a summons, judge rules – Case dismissed (access required)

The defendant was issued a red light camera citation under the PhotoSafe camera program at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road in Newport News. The case was dismissed due to language in authorizing statute (Code § 15.2-968.1(H)) ...

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