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Capital Defendant Can’t Skip Sentencing (access required)

The Prince William County Circuit Court denies defendant’s request to waive his right to attend, and to absent himself from, the sentencing hearing in this capital murder case. It must be emphasized that this request is obviously not a minor matter. Defendant seeks to absent himself from his own sentencing hearing in a capital murder case. ...