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Tag Archives: Judge Robert J. Humphreys

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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Any inconsistencies in testimony not enough for reversal (access required)

The conviction of a defendant who denied sexually assaulting his daughter and disputed other aspects of her testimony was affirmed because the defendant failed to cite any legal authority to support his argument that these discrepancies rendered the evidence insufficient ...

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Football player’s pre-season wages used to calculate benefits (access required)

In awarding benefits to a Washington Redskins’ player injured during the pre-season, the commission did not err in considering the amounts he earned during his short tenure before injury, instead of the amounts he would have earned if he made ...

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