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Mom’s School Tardiness Convictions Reversed (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court vacates a mother’s misdemeanor convictions under Va. Code § 22.1-263, for her three children’s repeated tardiness at school on Thursdays after their mid-week overnight visitation with the mother. The dispositive threshold issue in this case is whether Code § 22.2-254(A) can be construed in a manner that encompasses tardiness. Reading subsection (A) ...

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