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Habeas Relief Granted in Sodomy Case (access required)

A petitioner found guilty of attempted sodomy in 2012 is entitled to habeas corpus relief, as the statute under which he was convicted, Va. Code § 18.2-361, has been declared void under MacDonald v. Moose, 710 F.3d 154 (4th Cir. 2013). On March 12, 2013, the 4th Circuit decided MacDonald, and in that decision, Va. Code ...