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Russian owner of ‘stream-stripping’ websites may be subject to jurisdiction (access required)

The Russian owner of “stream-ripping” websites, which allow audio extraction from videos, should have known he could be sued in Virginia based upon the volume of visitors from Virginia and his other contacts with the United States. On remand, the ...

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Display of arrest photo did not require mistrial (access required)

Although the prosecution displayed a drug defendant’s arrest photo for a few seconds during redirect testimony, no mistrial was required because of its limited display and the judge’s cautionary instruction. The defendants’ additional multiple arguments against the drug and conspiracy ...

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Plea waived appeal of new appointed counsel request (access required)

Where appellant stated he was satisfied with his original counsel’s performance before entering pleas to several charges, he cannot argue on appeal that the trial court did not properly handle appellant’s request for a new appointed attorney. Background Appellant Delp ...

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