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Tag Archives: Judge Robert J. Humphreys

Protective order return of service not testimonial (access required)

Where appellant purchased a firearm while subject to a protective order, the return of service of the order was not testimonial and therefore not subject to the Sixth Amendment’s Confrontation Clause. As a result, appellant cannot challenge his misdemeanor conviction ...

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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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Claimant did not market residual capacity (access required)

The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission correctly denied the claimant’s application for temporary partial disability benefits because he presented no evidence that he adequately marketed his residual work capacity. Overview Ashby, the claimant, suffered a work-related injury while working for BWX ...

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