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  • Virginia manslaughter conviction overturned because police withheld discovery The Supreme Court of Virginia has held that the failure of police officers to provide potentially helpful information to a defendant who was originally charged with murder and convicted of voluntary manslaughter was a violation of the defendant’s constitutional rights. The manslaughter conviction was reversed and the case was sent back for retrial for an offense no greater than voluntary manslaughter.