Buddy Earl Justus v. Commonwealth of Virginia

Case Name

Buddy Earl Justus v. Commonwealth of Virginia




Supreme Court of Virginia

Appealed From

The Circuit Court of the City of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia

Circuit Court Judge

Hon. Kenneth I. Devore, Judge



Virginia Reports Citation

222 Va. 667

Parallel Citation

283 S.E.2d 905


Courts | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Evidence | Judges


Authority or Discretion of Court to Permit Separation of Jurors, Capital Murder, Comments on Evidence or Witnesses, Credibility of Witnesses, Death Penalty as Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Effect of Waiver or Appearing Pro Se, Evidence Justifying Jury Instruction on Other Degree or Offense, Examination of Juror, Extent of Examination of Juror, Homicide, Homicide in Commission of or With Intent to Commit Other Unlawful Act, Judge and Determination of Objections, Judge Presiding at Former Trial Relating to Same or Similar Matter, Matters Not Within Issues, Mode of Examination of Juror, Peremptory Challenges, Personal Opinions and Conscientious Scruples, Premeditated Killing, Rape, Sentencing and Punishment as to Murder and Killing While Committing Other Offense, Sentencing and Punishment as to Vulnerability, Slight or Weak Evidence, Trial Judge's Discretion and Conduct of Trial, View of Capital Punishment, Weight and Sufficiency of Evidence, Written Satements and Hearsay Rule

Buddy Earl Justus v. Commonwealth of Virginia