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Criminal Law in Virginia


Created on November 01, 2019




This segment will provide a primer on Virginia Criminal Law for attorneys from other jurisdictions seeking reciprocity in Virginia. It will cover the classification of criminal offenses and punishments as well as specific elements of certain offenses, and will highlight some of the areas where Virginia law may differ from other states. The presenter will also include some practical tips on interpreting the criminal code.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze the classification of crimes in Virginia and the punishment ranges for each
  2. Review the differences between Murder and Manslaughter
  3. Discuss Virginia specific rules for DUI's and Drug Crimes

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