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Did you know that the most powerful person in Virginia’s criminal system is not the judge who enters a verdict against defendants? It is actually the local prosecutor, called the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Virginia.October 25, 2018 Criminal Justice
This report discusses the negative impacts of solitary confinement as practiced in Virginia, the systemic difficulties prisoners have in escaping it and returning to the general population, and the State’s failure to exclude individuals with serious mental health problems from solitary confinement.May 10, 2018 Criminal Justice Prisoners' Rights
Achieving racial justice is one of the most important goals of the ACLU of Virginia. It is both a specific focus of our work and a goal that informs and affects nearly every aspect of our civil rights and civil liberties mission.May 9, 2018 Criminal Justice