An appellate panel heard Haynesworth’s case in March, and the en banc court took up the matter last July.
Today the full court granted Haynesworth’s petitions under Virginia Code Sec. 19.2-327.13 and vacated Haynesworth’s convictions.
The court’s decision was not unanimous. Judge Larry G. Elder filed an 11-page dissent, joined by Judge William G. Petty. Judge Randolph A. Beales and Judge Robert J. Humphreys filed separate dissents.
By Deborah Elkins