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Victim Impact Testimony Not Excessive (access required)

A trial court did not err in permitting a victim of defendant’s crimes to testify at sentencing concerning details of those crimes, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s convictions of attempted murder, firearm possession, burglary, robbery, abduction and related charges. Virginia Code § 19.2-295.3 ensures that victims of crime have a voice in the sentencing ...

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