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Harmless error caselaw – Fairfax criminal lawyer says it harms defendants

Harmless error analysis often is used by appellate courts to deny relief to criminal defendants. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that sometimes appellate courts find the trial evidence of a criminal defendant's guilt so overwhelming as to make it unnecessary to provide relief...

Harmless error rule governs appeals says Fairfax criminal lawyer

Harmless error findings on appeal from a criminal conviction can preclude obtaining appellate relief. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer I know that trial victory is better than waiting for the long process in the Virginia Court of Appeals or commonwealth Supreme Court to see whether...