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Two men charged with hate crime in assault at ODU

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Two men are charged with a hate crime after an Oct. 19 assault on Old Dominion University's campus, said school spokeswoman Jennifer Mullen Collins.
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Drunk Driving Leads to Manslaughter Charges in Virginia

Last month, Virginia resident Tony Sledge was involved in an accident that resulted in the death of his 12-year-old daughter. Two weeks later, Mr. Sledge was arrested and charged with a slew of DUI related crimes that arose from the October accident.
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How to Find a Job When You Have a Criminal Record

How to Find a Job When You Have a Criminal Record -Having a criminal record could haunt job seekers and intimidate hiring managers. Read more at: http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2013/11/19/how-to-find-a-job-when-you-have-a-criminal-record


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Va. Beach woman gets 13 1/2 years for son's death

Va. Beach woman gets 13 1/2 years for son's death | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
VIRGINIA BEACH
A Circuit Court judge this afternoon sentenced a woman to 13 1/2 years in prison for the death of her son.
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What Is 'White-Collar Criminal Defense'? - Above the Law

What Is 'White-Collar Criminal Defense'? - Above the Law | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
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What Is 'White-Collar Criminal Defense'?
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DC DUI & Traffic Attorney: DUI 'Proof' In DC

In DC a DUI can be proven if there is 'evidence' that an individual was influenced/affected by alcohol, drugs and/or a combination of both to an "appreciable degree" such "that it can be perceived or noticed".++ Technically, two beers, if not...
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Virginia Beach Man Faces Multiple Felony Charges Including Burglary

Under Virginia law, the crime of burglary includes several different types of conduct.
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Virginia Man Faces Abduction and DUI Charges After Allegedly Abducting Boy at Flea Market

Virginia Man Faces Abduction and DUI Charges After Allegedly Abducting Boy at Flea Market | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
DUI and felony criminal charges sometimes go hand-in-hand. When a person is intoxicated, he or she may be susceptible to doing things he or she would never do otherwise and may sober-up to an array of criminal charges.
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Data Security Fears Intensify Among Law Firms

Data Security Fears Intensify Among Law Firms | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
Though not shocking, it is reaffirming to see that The American Lawyer's 18th annual survey of law technology reveals the heightened concerns of technology directors and CTOs from 87 Am Law 200 firms about cybersecurity.
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Criminal Defense Attorney Inbox: If I didn't have any drugs on me when arrested, how can I be charged with possession with intent to deliver?

Criminal Defense Attorney Inbox:  If I didn't have any drugs on me when arrested, how can I be charged with possession with intent to deliver? | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
By:  Brian M. Fishman I represent many individuals charged with possession with intent to deliver narcotics in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.  This offense is commonly referred to as PWID but means dealing or selling drugs. ...
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Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, and Newport News Runners Fall Victim to Alleged 5k Registration Fee Larceny

Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, and Newport News Runners Fall Victim to Alleged 5k Registration Fee Larceny | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
It is no secret that taking someone’s money or property without authorization to do so is generally criminal behavior.
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Defending Your Property

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Jason Chan is the co-owner of the restaurant, Juno. On November 7, 2013, while he was at the restaurant, Chan observed what he thought was a shady looking character come into the restaurant and head over to the bar.
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Child abduction has shaken quiet Carrollton

Child abduction has shaken quiet Carrollton | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
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Six weeks ago, authorities reported that a man abducted and sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl who had been waiting for her school bus one morning.
Wanted posters went up in the area, off U.S.
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Former Virginia Beach worker admits taking $3,500

Former Virginia Beach worker admits taking $3,500 | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
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A former Human Services employee pleaded guilty in Circuit Court this morning to taking $3,500 from a woman who'd sought her help.
Karen Michelle Brewer, 59, pleaded guilty to one felony charge of obtaining money by false pretenses.
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Issues Leading to Wrongful Convictions

Issues Leading to Wrongful Convictions | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
The criminal justice system is not foolproof. Judges make improper rulings, prosecutors use unreliable evidence, and juries make mistakes.
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The Tragic Consequences of Teen Drinking and Driving

The Tragic Consequences of Teen Drinking and Driving | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
Below is the story of Brian Hoeflinger, a high school senior who lost his life after making an ill-advised decision after a night of drinking. As criminal lawyers, we understand all too well the negative outcomes of drunk driving.
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Gun Charges Will Enhance Criminal Sentences In Virginia

Gun charges add significant punishment to criminal sentences including additional prison time. Contact a criminal attorney in Va. Beach. (757) 422-4646.
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How Cooperative Are You in E-Discovery?

How Cooperative Are You in E-Discovery? | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
It's always a good morning when I fix my green tea, head to the laptop and find a post by Craig Ball. Where else can I read about singing pigs and Sun Tzu in a few paragraphs?
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When Are Police Allowed to Open Fire?

When Are Police Allowed to Open Fire? | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
When are police officers allowed to fire their weapons?
In America, we allow our law enforcement officers to carry and use firearms in order to protect public safety.
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Chesapeake deputy charged with decades-old sex assault

Chesapeake deputy charged with decades-old sex assault | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
A Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested and charged Wednesday with assaulting two juveniles more than two decades ago.
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Virginia Beach Teacher Faces Serious Drug Charges After Investigation

Anyone can find themselves facing criminal charges if they make a series of poor decisions. There is not a single type of person that is immune from prosecution, or a type of person who just simply cannot get caught.
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Roommate vs. roommate: Justices consider police searches

Roommate vs. roommate: Justices consider police searches | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
Roommate vs. roommate: Justices consider police searches
November 14, 2013
by Maggie Clark, Pew/Stateline Staff Writer

2013-11-14
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Should teen “sexting” be subject to criminal laws? - Montreal Gazette

Should teen “sexting” be subject to criminal laws? - Montreal Gazette | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
Should teen “sexting” be subject to criminal laws?
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Police Use Google Earth to Locate Marijuana Grower's Crop

Police Use Google Earth to Locate Marijuana Grower's Crop | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
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An Oregon man was registered to grow medicinal marijuana for five people, which would have permitted him to have approximately 30 mature plants.
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Witness intimidation on social media: Law enforcement's growing challenge

Witness intimidation on social media: Law enforcement's growing challenge | Criminal Defense Attorney | Scoop.it
People are taking pictures of witnesses, they're posting them online, and they're doing it specifically for witness intimidation,” said Bradley Shear, a Bethesda, Md., attorney who specializes in social media law, adding that both Facebook and...
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