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Statutory Construction – Firearms – Felony Predicate (access required)

Cartagena v. Commonwealth (VLW No. 017-7-282, 12 pp.) (Russell, J.) Appealed from Virginia Beach Circuit Court (Padrick, J) Va. App. Pub. Holding:  Defendant was convicted of falsifying a firearm consent form, attempted possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of a firearm by a felon in violation of Va. Code §18.2-308.2. He challenged his ...