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Neighbors Say Rail Line Is ‘Public Nuisance’ (access required)

In plaintiff property owners’ suit alleging defendant railroad’s operation of a rail line is a “public nuisance” and asserting a claim for just compensation, the Roanoke City Circuit Court overrules defendant’s demurrers which are accompanied by materials that assert additional ...

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License Holder Waived Personalized Plate Claim (access required)

A Chesapeake Circuit Court upholds the Department of Motor Vehicles’ license revocation, on remand, of appellant’s personalized license plate displaying the text “ICUHAJI”; although the license holder argues his direct appeal from DMV’s second revocation of the license plate is ...

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Habeas Limit Does Not Violate Suspension Clause (access required)

Applying the one-year limitation under Va. Code § 8.01-654(A)(2) to petitioner’s habeas petition alleging belated discovery of a failure to disclose exculpatory evidence does not violate the Suspension Clause of the Virginia Constitution, and the Norfolk Circuit Court dismisses the ...

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