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Case of ‘right result, wrong reason’ revised (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has revised a case that analyzed the “right result, wrong reason” doctrine but hardly in a way that addresses concerns raised by the attorney general’s office. In its decision in June in Whitehead v. Commonwealth (VLW 009-6-061), the Supreme Court refused to consider alternative theories for upholding a conviction of receiving ...