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Rapist’s Juvenile Detention Sentence Upheld (access required)

A defendant who was under age 18 at the time he raped a 13-year-old female acquaintance could be committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice even though he had turned 18 by the time of trial, and the trial court had discretion under Va. Code § 16.1-284 to sentence him to an indeterminate period in ...

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