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SCV: Double jeopardy bars double firearm convictions (access required)

The court of appeals correctly held that convictions for both common-law and statutory involuntary manslaughter under Code § 18.2-154 amounted to unconstitutional double convictions for the same offense. Background A jury convicted Appellee Carroll Gregg of both common law involuntary manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter under Code § 18.2-154. He had acknowledged shooting the victim, but stated it ...