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No Habeas Writ on Plea Deal Claim (access required)

A defendant convicted of a sexual offense against a teenage female is not entitled to a writ of habeas corpus based on his claim that his first trial counsel was constitutionally ineffective in failing to inform him of a favorable plea deal; the Supreme Court of Virginia affirms denial of the habeas petition. Appellant asserts in ...

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