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Evidence supports robbery conviction and related crimes (access required)

There was sufficient evidence that appellant used force, threat or intimidation to take marijuana from the victim and then shoot him. As a result, appellant was correctly convicted of first-degree murder while committing a robbery and related charges. Overview Appellant, ...

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No jurisdiction to review deputy commissioner’s decision (access required)

Where claimant asserts the deputy commissioner did not properly weigh the evidence and overlooked relevant law, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission’s decision to deny disability benefits is summarily affirmed. “Our appellate jurisdiction does not extend to decisions made by deputy ...

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Credible evidence supports commission’s disability award (access required)

Credible evidence supports the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission’s findings that claimant timely notified her employer about the accident, proved that the accident actually occurred, showed that her injury and medical treatment were linked to the accident and that she was ...

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Retroactive child support calculation needs modification (access required)

The trial court’s rulings and orders in connection with the parties’ final decree of divorce are, for the most part, affirmed. The court’s calculation of retroactive child support due from husband must be modified. The court considered spousal support, which ...

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Obstruction of justice on attempted arson was felony (access required)

Where appellant told his girlfriend “‘not to show up’ for court and that ‘he didn’t want [her] to come[,]’” he was correctly charged with felony obstruction of justice. Further, the commonwealth established venue for the obstruction charge. Facts A Charles ...

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