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Criminal – Sentence Modification – Jurisdiction – Appeals – Rule 5A:20 (access required)

An appellant raising an issue of first impression – here, whether a trial court had jurisdiction to modify appellant’s cocaine sentence because she had not been transferred by DOC – has not waived her question under Rule 5A:20 by failing to cite “cases where no precedent exists,” the Court of Appeals says. After reviewing appellant’s opening ...

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