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Tag Archives: Justice D. Arthur Kelsey

Order extending probation also extends sentence suspension (access required)

Appellant’s argument that the circuit court lacked jurisdiction to order him to serve the balance of a previously suspended sentence after a probation violation is not well-taken. Appellant argues that jurisdiction was lacking because the sentence suspension period lapsed before ...

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Sovereign immunity offers protection for doctor who treated DADC inmate (access required)

Doctor in white coat holding stethoscope

The Supreme Court of Virginia affirmed a lower court’s ruling concluding that a doctor who treated inmates in a Virginia correctional center was protected by derivative sovereign immunity. The state’s high court also granted the doctor’s demurrer to a gross ...

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