Felony Child Neglect Punishments In Virginia Lawyers Code 18.2-371.1

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Lucaz v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant was convicted in the Circuit Court of Fairfax (Virginia) of unlawful wounding in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-51 and felony child neglect in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-371.1(B). A panel majority of the Virginia Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s decision as to felony child neglect and remanded the other conviction for retrial. The Commonwealth’s petition for rehearing en banc was granted..

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Felony Child Neglect Punishments In Virginia Lawyers Code 18.2-371.1

Felony Child Neglect Punishments In Virginia Lawyers Code 18.2-371.1

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • While parents or persons standing in loco parentis may administer such reasonable and timely punishment as may be necessary to correct faults in a growing child, the right cannot be used as a cloak for the exercise of uncontrolled passion, and such person may be criminally liable for assault and battery if he inflicts corporal punishment which exceeds the bounds of due moderation. Where a question is raised as to whether punishment has been moderate or excessive, the fact is one for the fact finder to determine from the attending circumstances, considering the age, size and conduct of the child, the nature of the misconduct, and the kind of marks or wounds inflicted on the body of the child.

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These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.