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False pretenses conviction appeal waived by brief deficiencies (access required)

A defendant’s conviction for obtaining funds using false pretenses based on her withdrawal of $110 in cash after she had deposited two checks into her account that were subsequently rejected was upheld because the significant deficiencies in her appellate brief ...

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No dismissal after failure to object to speedy trial violation (access required)

Where a defendant’s trial was scheduled to take place more than five months after his preliminary hearing, in violation of Virginia’s speedy trial requirements, the defendant was not entitled to a dismissal of the indictment because he failed to object ...

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019-7-098 – Ellis v. Commonwealth

Ellis v. Commonwealth, Record No. 0256-18-4, May 28, 2019. CAV (Haley) from Stafford Cir. Ct. (Levy). Joshua M. Parrett for Appellant, Kelsey M. Bulger for Appellee. VLW No. 019-7-098, 8 pp. Unpublished. Full-Text Opinion

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019-7-097 – Collier v. Commonwealth

Collier v. Commonwealth, Record No. 1194-18-2, May 28, 2019. CAV (Decker), from Petersburg Cir. Ct. (D’Alton). Steven P. Hanna for Appellant; John I. Jones for Appellee. VLW 019-7-097. 7 pp. Unpublished. Full-Text Opinion

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019-7-096 – Commonwealth v. Vinson

Commonwealth v. Vinson, Record No. 0104-19-2, May 28, 2019. CAV (Humphreys), from Richmond Cir. Ct. (Hairston). Virginia B. Thiesen for Appellant; Jerald R. Hess for Appellee. VLW 019-7-096. 9 pp. Unpublished. Full-Text Opinion

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019-6-040 – Cofield v. Virginia State Bar

Cofield v. Virginia State Bar, (Published Order) Record No. 181603, May 30, 2019. (Virginia Beach Circuit Court); Judith Mara Cofield for Appellant, Sheri Hiter Kelly, Samuel Thurston Towell, Tara Lynn Renee Zurawski for Appellee. VLW 019-6-040, 3 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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019-6-037 – Fairfax County School Board v. S.C.

Fairfax County School Board v. S.C., (Kelsey) Record No. 180497, May 30, 2019. (Fairfax Circuit Court); John Francis Cafferky, Wesley David Allen, Stuart Alan Raphael, David Mitchell Parker for Appellant, Melinda Laverne Vanlowe for Appellee. VLW 019-6-037, 19 pp. Full-Text ...

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019-6-036 – Watson v. Commonwealth

Watson v. Commonwealth, (Mims) Record No. 180940, May 30, 2019. (Rockingham Circuit Court); Lawrence Steven Emmert, Juli Marie Porto for Appellee, John Ira Jones IV, Donald Eldridge Jeffrey III for the Commonwealth. VLW 019-6-036, 7 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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019-6-035 – Watson v. Commonwealth

Watson v. Commonwealth, (Mims) Record No. 180819, May 30, 2019. (Rockingham Circuit Court); Lawrence Steven Emmert, Juli Marie Porto for Appellant, John Ira Jones IV for the Commonwealth. VLW 019-6-035, 7 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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