Virginia's Judicial System


Appeals Granted


Case

SAMIR ALLEN FARHOUMAND v. COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
(Record Number 140012)

From

The Court of Appeals of Virginia.

Counsel

Nina J. Ginsberg (DiMuroGinsberg, P.C.) and Jonathan Shapiro (Greenspun Shapiro P.C.) for appellant.

Kathleen B. Martin (Office of the Attorney General) for appellee.

Assignments of Error

  1. The Court of Appeals erred in holding that "exposure" is proven where genitalia is felt but not seen and in failing to dismiss the indictments where the evidence did not prove that his genitalia was "exposed" to sight.
  2. The Court of Appeals erred in holding that the evidence was sufficient to sustain the defendant's convictions whether "exposure" is proven where genitalia is seen or felt.

Date Granted

  05-29-2014