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[Virginia] High Court Reins In DOJ With Tightened Bribery Standard ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday drew a line in the sand for the U.S. Department of Justice in public corruption cases, with the unanimous court vacating the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and saying that mere politicking cannot support bribery c
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:05
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Justices Unanimously Reverse Ex-Virginia Governor’s Public Corruption Conviction

. The court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether there was enough evidence that McDonnell’s conduct fell under the new definition of “official acts.” If so, the judge could order a new trial. If not, the charges will be dismissed.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
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[Virginia] Supreme Court's McDonnell Decision Gives Boost to White-Collar Defense Lawyers

White-collar defense lawyers cheered the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday reversing the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying that the ruling gives them new leverage in their dealings with prosecutors.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:13
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] N.J. woman headed to prison for bootlegging millions of dollars in cigarettes

A dual citizen of the United States and Jordan, Laila Alayat and a 39-year-old man purchased thousands of cartons of cigarettes from wholesale club stores in Virginia, taking advantage of the nation's second-lowest per carton tax, Roanoke.com said.
NJ.com
added Jun 17, 2016 21:05
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] Cigarette trafficking figure pleads guilty

A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty Thursday in a scheme that allegedly used shell businesses to purchase at least $9.5 million worth of Virginia cigarettes and transport them to New Jersey and other states for illegal resale. Laila Alayat, 37, faces up to
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 17, 2016 19:41
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[District of Columbia, Virginia] Hampton cigarette sting began unraveling after concern over steak dinners

While there, the group — attending a tobacco conference sponsored by cigarette-maker Philip Morris — went out for a steak dinner. When the check came, Cpl. Chris Lyon took the check and paid for it with a credit card, Covington testified in Hampton Circ
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:52
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[Virginia] Hampton's cigarette sting: The whole story

A Daily Press investigation finds that Hampton police ran a secret, undercover sting operation for 18 months -- and churned through more than $4 million, much of it without documentation -- while producing no arrests. The operation targeted black market
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:51
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[Virginia] Hampton jury sides with defendant in defamation trial

in favor of a former Hampton police officer who was accused of slandering the man who once led day-to-day operations of an undercover cigarette trafficking operation... The Blue Water Tobacco firm was created for that operation, which initially began in p
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:50
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[Virginia] New law bans smoking in cars with children 8 and under

When Virginia’s new law on smoking in vehicles takes effect July 1, it will be unlawful for a person to smoke inside a vehicle, whether in motion or parked, when a child age 8 or under is present inside the vehicle. Based on the code of law, this violatio
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Jun 10, 2016 21:48
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[Virginia] Smoking inside cars banned if child under 8 inside

With Virginia’s new smoking in vehicles law taking effect July 1, it will be unlawful for a person to smoke inside a vehicle, whether in motion or parked, when a child under the age of 8 is present inside the vehicle. Based on the code of law, this viola
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Jun 9, 2016 04:48
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