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No Habeas Relief on Consecutive Sentences (access required)

Although a habeas petitioner says the law has changed to allow sentencing courts discretion to run sentences on firearms convictions concurrently, a Norfolk Circuit Court says the court nevertheless could have petitioner’s sentences run consecutively, and the court dismisses the ...

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Rehearing Granted (access required)

PUBLISHED ORDER The Court of Appeals grants rehearing en banc in Davis v. Commonwealth (VLW 014-7-049), Record No. 1873-12-2. In its panel opinion of Feb. 25, 2014, the panel majority held that in a prosecution arising from a shooting outside ...

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