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Criminal – Appeal Right – Instruction To Lawyer (access required)

A habeas petitioner was not denied a right of appeal, as he did not prove that he had timely instructed his lawyer to note an appeal, a Roanoke City Circuit Court says. Petitioner was convicted in a bench trial of statutory burglary. In the same proceeding, he entered a guilty plea to, and was convicted of, ...

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