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Tag Archives: Judge Wesley G. Russell Jr.

Social media reporting did not violate First Amendment (access required)

Where a convicted sex offender was required to report his social media screennames to authorities, his First Amendment rights were not violated because the reporting requirements advanced a significant government interest and did not restrict his rights of free speech ...

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Wife, whose breach of PSA was contempt, must pay fees (access required)

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A wife who breached two sections of the couple’s property settlement agreement was properly held in civil contempt, the Virginia Court of Appeals has held. And under the PSA, she must pay her ex-husband’s attorneys’ fees for enforcing the agreement. ...

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Wife sanctioned for violating property settlement agreement (access required)

A wife who twice violated terms of a property settlement agreement was sanctioned by the court.  A third sanction was vacated, however, because it was a criminal contempt sanction in what the circuit court maintained was a civil contempt proceeding. ...

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Victim to be retried over threats to attorney, detective (access required)

A crime victim who assisted the commonwealth in the criminal prosecution against his assailant will himself be retried for making threats against the assistant commonwealth’s attorney and a police detective. The question is whether his purpose in making the threat ...

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