Supreme Court of Virginia

Botkin v. Commonwealth (P)

Mandatory minimum sentences under Code § 18.2-308.2(A) must run consecutively with any other sentence, including other mandatory minimum sentences under the same statutory provision. Here, the defendant’s concurrent sentences for firearm-possession convictions are vacated. To avoid speculation as to how… Read More ›

Johnson v. Commonwealth (P)

Admitting hearsay evidence in a probation revocation proceeding didn’t violate the defendant’s right to confront witnesses against him under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The circuit court revoked probation based in part on his contact with underage females,… Read More ›