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Recoupment Statute Constitutional (access required)

A defendant who pleads guilty to two counts of first-degree murder cannot avoid court costs by challenging the constitutionality of Virginia’s recoupment statutes, the Court of Appeals says; Va. Code §§ 19.2-336 and 19.2-358 imply discretion for the trial court to consider a defendant’s ability to pay and provide contempt sanctions only for intentional refusal ...

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