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Petitioner Released, But Case Goes On (access required)

A circuit court had jurisdiction over a habeas petition when the juvenile petitioner was released from custody while the petition was pending but faces “collateral consequences” such as the need to register as a sex offender, and the Supreme Court of Virginia reverses the trial court’s dismissal of the habeas petition. Petitioner E.C. was a 15-year-old ...