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Va. Anti-Sodomy Statute Overturned (access required)

A 47-year-old man convicted of criminal sexual solicitation of a 17-year-old woman based on his solicitation of an act of sodomy under Va. Code § 18.2-361(A) wins habeas relief in the 4th Circuit, as the federal appellate court declares Virginia’s anti-sodomy statute unconstitutional. Defendant pursues both facial and applied due process challenges to the anti-sodomy provision. ...

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