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Retrial Ordered for Wrong Info on Witness Testimony (access required)

In this first-impression case, a Fairfax Circuit Court sets aside a guilty verdict of attempted robbery and orders a new trial based on a post-trial discovery that a subpoenaed defense witness, who would have provided material exculpatory evidence, asserted his ...

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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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