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Defendant can’t ‘piggyback’ on co-defendant’s appeal (access required)

A woman on the losing end of a $24,000 verdict cannot simply be added to the appeal of the other defendant, who properly perfected his appeal, according to a Norfolk Circuit Court judge’s Aug. 22 opinion. Judge Everett A. Martin Jr. explained in the opinion that a recent Virginia Supreme Court case has settled the matter of ...