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Habeas Relief for Juvenile Assault Case (access required)

A Stafford County Circuit Court grants a writ of habeas corpus to a defendant convicted of sexual assault as a juvenile, based on his court-appointed lawyer’s constitutionally ineffective assistance of counsel, which included a failure to adequately investigate allegations that petitioner raped a 14-year-old female acquaintance, who later recanted her accusations. The court finds petitioner was ...

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