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14 May

The Virginia Supreme Court’s Starrs case permits trial judges to amend or dismiss a criminal charge after a finding of guilt and before a final judgment is entered.

Appellate court cases are essential for lawyers to read, no matter how dull or lively they are written. Then, when a judge is uncertain about the existence of an on-point appellate case or its meaning, the lawyer who knows the particular appellate case can milk...