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Who Let The Dogs Out?

On October 24, 2008 By JETLaw

The answer: the Virginia legislature did, that’s who.

Landowners, many of them hunters, actually, say the time has come for Virginia to do away with its unique, decades-old “right-to-retrieve” law, which allows hunters to go on privately owned property to retrieve their dogs. Under the law, hunters are allowed to enter without permission [...]

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On September 12, 2008, the Virginia Supreme Court struck down the state’s anti-spam law as unconstitutional, holding that the law was an overly broad restriction of free speech protected by the First Amendment. In doing so, the court overturned the conviction of 34-year-old Jeremy Jaynes, who had been convicted on three counts [...]

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