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United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Kenny CAMERON, Defendant-Appellant. No. 08-4277. Argued: May 15, 2009. Decided: July 21, 2009. Background: Defendant was convicted in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Joseph R. Goodwin, Chief District Judge, of

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United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Thomas McCoy RICHARDSON, Jr., Defendant-Appellant. AOL LLC, Amicus Supporting Appellee. No. 09-4072. Argued March 24, 2010. Decided June 11, 2010. Background: Following denial of defendant’s motion to suppress and grant of internet service provider’s motion to quash

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UNPUBLISHED OPINION. Court of Appeals of Virginia. Moneer R. ISHTIWI, s/k/a Mooner R. Ishtiwi v. COMMONWEALTH of Virginia. Record No. 0734-04-4. Jan. 11, 2005. MEMORANDUM OPINION HUMPHREYS, Judge. *1 Appellant Moneer Ishtiwi appeals his conviction, following a jury trial, for obstruction of justice, in violation of Code s 18.2-460(C). Ishtiwi

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UNPUBLISHED OPINION. Court of Appeals of Virginia, Chesapeake. James Osias SIMONE, Jr. v. COMMONWEALTH of Virginia. Record No. 0551-04-1. March 15, 2005. MEMORANDUM OPINION FRANK, Judge. *1 James Osias Simone, Jr., appellant, was convicted, in a bench trial, of four counts of possession of child pornography in violation of Code

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Court of Appeals of Virginia. Ray KROMER v. COMMONWEALTH of Virginia. Record No. 1900-04-2. June 14, 2005. Ray Kromer, appellant, was convicted, in a bench trial, of fifteen counts of misdemeanor possession of child pornography in violation of Code s 18.2-374.1:1. FN1 On appeal, he contends the evidence was insufficient

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Circuit Court of Virginia, Norfolk County. COMMONWEALTH of Virginia v. Michael E. GARDNER. Nos. CR06-2213, CR06-3539. Feb. 13, 2007. EVERETT A. MARTIN, JR., Judge. *1 Dear Ms. Page and Mr. Inge: Motion to Dismiss I have reviewed the Motion to Dismiss the pending charges of possession of child pornography, Code

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Circuit Court of Virginia, Fairfax County. Paul D. ALBERTSON v. Shelia E. ALBERTSON. No. CL-2006-9521. March 15, 2007. KATHLEEN H. MacKAY, Judge. *1 Dear Counsel: Defendant filed a Motion for Examination and Analysis of Computers on September 15, 2006. Plaintiff filed a response on September 21, 2006. The court heard

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Supreme Court of Virginia. Bette L. BANKS v. MARIO INDUSTRIES OF VIRGINIA, INC., Troy Cook, et al. v. Mario Industries of Virginia, Inc. Record Nos. 061348, 061355. Sept. 14, 2007. OPINION BY Justice DONALD W. LEMONS. *442 In these consolidated appeals from civil actions in which a company alleged that

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In this case, a forensic digital evidence scientist at the Department of Forensic Science, a computer forensics expert in Richmond, Virginia, examined the computer. First she removed the five hard drives in the computer and made an image or copy of the hard drives. She then examined the copy of the

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Virginia Code Code s 18.2-374.1:1 prohibits the knowing possession of child pornography. In this case, the defendant was convicted after the Court accepted the testimony of a police officer who was admitted at  trial as an expert in  computer forensics.  The Virginia police computer forensics expert conducted an examination of

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