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Man’s witness tampering waives right to confront (access required)

Even though a domestic violence defendant did not prevent his alleged victim from coming to court, his use of emotional manipulation to silence her was enough to allow her out-of-court statements to be used to convict him, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled. In a case of first impression, the appeals court affirmed convictions of ...