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Court Can Consider ‘Void Order’ Claim (access required)

The Court of Appeals erred in applying Rule 5A:12 and holding it did not acquire jurisdiction over defendant’s appeal of his concealed carry conviction and could not consider his added claim that the conviction order was void ab initio; the Supreme Court of Virginia reverses and remands for consideration of the added claim. Defendant was convicted ...