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Gun Charge Sentence Both Minimum/Maximum (access required)

A trial court abused its discretion when it sentenced a robbery defendant on a firearm conviction under Va. Code § 18.2-53.1 to 10 years, when the maximum sentenced allowed under the statute is a mandatory minimum sentence of three years for a first conviction or five years for a subsequent conviction; the Court of Appeals ...

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