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Tag Archives: Criminal Law

Three directions: Court splits on confrontation challenge (access required)

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The judges of the Virginia Court of Appeals went in three different directions in analyzing when a document – a signed proof of service – can take the place of live testimony to prove violation of a criminal statute. At ...

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Fairfax adopts model criminal discovery order (access required)

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Basic criminal discovery procedures adopted by circuit judges in Fairfax County could inspire similar model discovery orders for courts around the state as criminal justice lawyers adjust to a new set of rules. The Fairfax judges distributed a model discovery ...

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