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Virginia Sex Crimes Rape Defense Lawyers Fairfax Violation Code 18.2-61 Carnal Knowledge

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Holder v. Commonwealth

Facts:

The Circuit Court of Fairfax (Virginia) entered final judgments for sex crimes 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 appealed in defense.

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Virginia Sex Crimes Rape Defense Lawyers Fairfax Violation Code 18.2-61 Carnal Knowledge

Virginia Sex Crimes Rape Defense Lawyers Fairfax 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 evidence is insufficient to convict, an appellant is entitled to an acquittal because a remand for retrial would violate the Constitution’s prohibition against double jeopardy. It remains the Commonwealth’s responsibility to prove each element of each offense charged beyond a reasonable doubt. 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.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense of a rape in Virginia, contact our law firm for help.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

Contact our law firm today to speak with a lawyer today about your Criminal Case.  An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

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.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Prince William, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

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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