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Monthly Archives: November 2023


Cops Use DNA Evidence to Locate Cold Case Suspect

By Simms Showers LLP |

A 51-year-old New York man is in custody and facing charges for a murder he allegedly committed thirty years ago. In November 1994, a 37-year-old woman was found stabbed to death inside her home in Springfield, Virginia. Her 2-year-old daughter was in another part of the house during the stabbing. While investigating the case,… Read More »

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The New Frontier in the War on Drugs

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One of the most surreal moments of the War on Drugs occurred in December 1970, when Elvis met Nixon in the White House. To this day, the picture of a somewhat befuddled Nixon shaking hands with a velvet-clad Elvis is the National Archive’s most requested photograph. In those days, the War on Drugs was… Read More »

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Street Racing Penalties in Virginia

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Illegal street races occur almost every day in Loudoun County. Virginia drivers have more racing convictions than the drivers in almost any other state. Wyoming and North Dakota are the leading street racing states in the Union, possibly because there’s so much open space and not much else to do in these states. Virginia’s… Read More »

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Breaking Down a Juvenile Larceny Case

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Some people don’t think juvenile larceny is serious. In fact, they consider it a rite of passage. But to others, including most prosecutors and judges, juvenile larceny is a cry for help. “Nip it in the bud” prosecutors aggressively pursue these cases and aren’t agreeable to dismissals or light punishments. Judges back them up…. Read More »

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FAQs About Job-Related Marijuana Testing in Virginia

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In July 2021, Virginia lawmakers legalized recreational marijuana. Local governments quickly enacted rules that fleshed out the legalization mandate. To this day, many people believe that marijuana has the same legal status as tobacco. But a prescription painkiller is a more apt comparison. Limited marijuana possession and use is legal. Most marijuana possession and… Read More »

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Three Under the Radar Reckless Driving Violations

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Most people associate reckless driving violations with careless driving that clearly endangers other people. Indeed, most Article 7 violations address such driving. But a few are essentially driving technicalities. Officers often issue such citations if they’re bored or if they need to meet a quota. We should pause here and address ticket quotas. Formal… Read More »

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