The well-documented rise in the number of people being subjected to involuntary mental health commitments in Virginia in recent years is alarming. As a new statewide work group seeks to reform related laws, the interests of public safety and individual constitutional rights must be balanced.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
A new policy for screening applicants at a Chesterfield County apartment complex – developed as part of a settlement in a housing discrimination lawsuit brought by the ACLU
By Dr. Jalane Schmidt, associate professor at University of Virginia and our client in Tayloe v. C-Ville Holdings.