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Conviction reversed in home invasion case (access required)

A man serving a 128-year sentence in connection with a violent home invasion has won a new trial with a ruling from the Supreme Court of Virginia. The court decided that an alleged getaway driver for the crime was an “accomplice,” triggering the defendant’s right to a cautionary jury instruction about the driver’s testimony. Robert Via of ...