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March to the courthouse

Lawyers talk (and write) endlessly about what happens in the courthouses of the nation, but rare is the case where the populace at large takes much interest.  In two recent cases, however, scores of Virginians hit the streets, publicly protesting ...

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March to the courthouse

Lawyers talk (and write) endlessly about what happens in the courthouses of the nation, but rare is the case where the populace at large takes much interest.  In two recent cases, however, scores of Virginians hit the streets, publicly protesting ...

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Trial starts in lawyer’s death

A man charged with murder and hit-and-run in the death of Roanoke lawyer Tom Farrell goes on trial today. The defendant, Jeffrey Young, has a long history of mental illness, reports WDBJ. Young is also the defendant in another case ...

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New obstacles for prosecutors?

A recent Virginia Supreme Court opinion reversing convictions of receiving stolen property for a Danville woman may have raised the bar for prosecutors on appeal. That’s the conclusion of Ken Lammers, a deputy commonwealth’s attorney in Wise County.  On his ...

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