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Virginia Fairfax Rape Attorneys Defense Violation Code 18.2-61 Carnal Knowledge

Virginia Fairfax Rape Attorneys Defense Violation Code 18.2-61 Carnal Knowledge

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Truman v. Commonwealth

Facts:

The Fairfax Circuit Court (Virginia) entered final judgments of conviction after a jury found defendant guilty of eight counts of rape of a child less than 13 years of age, in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-61, and seven counts of carnal knowledge of a child between the ages of 13 and 15, in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-63. Defendant in defense appealed.

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Virginia Fairfax Rape Attorneys Defense Violation Code 18.2-61 Carnal Knowledge

Virginia Fairfax Rape Attorneys Defense Violation Code 18.2-61 Carnal Knowledge

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • The crime of rape requires proof that the defendant engaged in sexual intercourse with the victim. Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-61. A victim’s testimony alone is sufficient to support a finding of penetration and a rape conviction unless it is inherently incredible or so contrary to human experience or usual human behavior as to render it unworthy of belief.
  • When considering the sufficiency of the evidence presented at trial, a reviewing court presumes a jury verdict to be correct and will not disturb it unless it is plainly wrong or without evidence to support it. The credibility of the witnesses, the weight accorded testimony, and the inferences drawn from proven facts are matters to be determined by the fact finder.
  • Reviewing courts review the evidence in the light most favorable to the party prevailing at trial. That principle requires a reviewing court to discard the evidence of the accused in conflict with that of the Commonwealth, and regard as true all the credible evidence favorable to the Commonwealth and all fair inferences to be drawn therefrom.

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The SRIS Law Group Virginia lawyers will do their best to help you with your sex crime case. Contact a Virginia lawyer from our firm to discuss your sex crime case.

A Virginia lawyer from our firm will talk with you about your sex crime case in Virginia and advise you about your options. You can count on a lawyer from our firm to try their best to help you obtain the best result possible based on the facts of your case.

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Fairfax Court House Detail:

Fairfax Circuit Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030.

Fairfax County General District Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030.

Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020.

Article written by A Sris
Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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