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Prison guard’s termination for fraternizing upheld (access required)

Where the Virginia Department of Corrections discharged appellee corrections officer after determining she fraternized with a former prisoner, the circuit court incorrectly reversed the VDOC and awarded her $17,000 in attorney fees. Background Montgomery, the appellee, had worked as a ...

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Appellant was sufficiently identified as perpetrator (access required)

Even though photos of appellant were, according to the trial court, “practically useless,” a store clerk who observed him was able to verify his identity, and thus, there is sufficient evidence to sustain appellant’s convictions of statutory burglary, petit larceny ...

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Child pornography evidence admissible at sex abuse trial (access required)

Appellant’s convictions of animate object sexual penetration, aggravated sexual battery and custodial sexual abuse were not flawed by the admission of evidence that he had child pornography on his computer. Further, the court properly denied defense counsel’s motion to withdraw, ...

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