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A twice-told tale: Sentences suspended, revoked, reimposed (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia today rejected appeals by two defendants who couldn’t stay out of trouble after initially getting a break with a suspended sentence. In each case, what the trial judge didn't know in an earlier hearing later came back to bite the defendant. In Canty v. Commonwealth, Kevin Canty argued the trial ...