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Criminal – Appeals – Mootness – Treatment Order (access required)

The Court of Appeals dismisses as moot defendant’s appeal of a final order authorizing his treating physician to administer medical and psychological treatment against defendant’s will, pursuant to Va. Code § 37.2-1101, as the order expired during the pendency of this appeal. Even if we were to reverse the trial court order, we would afford defendant ...