Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, et al.; and, The Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg, et al. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, et al.

Case Name

Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, et al.; and, The Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg, et al. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, et al.

Authors

Files

Download Records 801370, 801580: Joint Appendix (7.2 MB)

Download Record 810666: Supplement to Joint Appendix in Records No. 801370 and 801580 (2.4 MB)

Court

Supreme Court of Virginia

Appealed From

The Circuit Court of Essex County, Virginia (Record No. 801370); The Circuit Court of Caroline County, Virginia; The Circuit Court of Greene County, Virginia (Record No. 810666)

Circuit Court Judge

Hon. Dixon L. Foster, Judge (Record No. 801370; Hon. J.M.H. Willis, Jr., Judge; Hon. F. Ward Harkrader, Jr., Judge (Record No. 810666)

Term

9-1981

Virginia Reports Citation

222 Va. 574

Parallel Citation

281 S.E.2d 915

Disciplines

Constitutional Law | Courts | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Evidence | Jurisprudence | Law and Society

Keywords

Closed Criminal Suppression Hearings, Evidentiary Matters, Fair Trial, Hearings, Intervenor, Jury as to Right of Accused to Fair Trial by Impartial Jury of One's Peers, Objections to Closure and Proceedings Thereon, Presence and Conduct of Bystanders, Pretrial Proceedings, Proceedings to Determine Admissibility of Evidence, Purpose of Public Trial, Request to Close Criminal Hearing as to Necessity, Sufficiency, and Effect

Richmond Newspapers, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, et al.; and, The Free Lance-Star of Fredericksburg, et al. v. Commonwealth of Virginia, et al.

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