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Topic - Virginia Court Of Appeals
Virginia lawmakers returning to Richmond this month are expected to consider relaxing the stiff legal challenges faced by wrongly convicted inmates seeking exoneration.
The Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled that a museum must pay for an employee's YMCA membership - as well as mileage to and from the gym - as part of a workers' compensation package.
The Virginia Court of Appeals has fully exonerated a Virginia man who served 27 years in prison for several sexual assaults he did not commit.
Kirkland Crist Morris acknowledged he was a member of the violent Bloods street gang. But he said his role in a 2009 assault doesn't constitute "criminal gang participation" because on that night he wasn't fighting with the Bloods, he was fighting with a bunch of rival Crips.
Md. redistricting map reaches House; O'Malley administration uses special session to push jobs, gas-tax increase; Va. considers cutting local road maintenance payments; Va. appeals court upholds Blood member's 'Crips-related' defense; Police find body of missing 11-year-old in Clarksburg; D.C. ends arrests for expired tags; Davis wins Leslie Johnson's seat in Prince George's; Five D.C. homicides in four days; Caps are 5-0, franchise record.
The Virginia Court of Appeals has reaffirmed a $4,000 worker's compensation award to a Virginia nurse who crashed her car while checking a cellphone.
The Virginia Supreme Court unanimously refused Friday to exonerate a former Navy SEAL trainee in the abduction and murder of a woman he met at a Virginia Beach nightclub in 1995, ruling that another man's confession that he alone strangled the victim was insufficient to prove Dustin Turner was innocent.
Late-18th-century notions of unreasonable search and seizure are clashing with the capabilities of 21st-century surveillance technology as U.S. courts struggle to define a reasonable expectation of legal privacy in the age of global positioning satellites.