Lee Boyd Malvo was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for his role in the 2002 sniper shootings in Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland, which occurred when he was seventeen years old. On October 16, 2019, the U.S.
A defamation lawsuit against a University of Virginia professor who spoke out through the news media about local issues involving the history of slavery in Charlottesville and their relationship to Confederate monuments is frivolous and should be dismissed, according to a brief in the case filed
On July 1, 2019, we joined ACLU national, the Cato Institute, and the Rutherford Institute in filing an amicus brief in support of a currently pending petition before the Fourth Circuit, for the Court to review en banc the panel decision in the case of Tun-Cos v.
The ACLU and the ACLU of Virginia, along with Relman, Dane & Colfax, PLLC, a Washington, D.C.-based civil rights law firm, filed a federal lawsuit against the owner of a Chesterfield County apartment complex for application policies that discriminate against black people.
The ACLU of Virginia, in collaboration with the law firm of White & Case LLP, today filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) seeking to end the practice of solitary confinement in two of its most notorious prisons.