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Criminal – Invited Error – Assault On Officer (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court, in a four-to-three decision, affirms a defendant’s conviction of assault and battery of a police officer despite being indicted for attempted capital murder of the officer because the defendant invited the error of conviction of a crime that was not an included offense. The defendant, Rowe, contends that assault and battery of ...