Sutphin v. Floyd County Circuit Court, No. 7:2012cv00318 - Document 2 (W.D. Va. 2012)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Samuel G. Wilson on 07/19/2012. (kab)
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