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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
The ACLU of Virginia prepares a white paper titled Permitting Demonstrations: Guiding Principles, which summarizes the legal principles that should guide a governmental entity in permitting protests and demonstrations.January 10, 2018 Free Speech
Virginia has a long and troubled history with voting rights. It is time we made clear that the right to vote is essential to a healthy democracy, and it belongs to the people. It is not a privilege to be used by the government to reward or punish its people.December 4, 2017 Voting Rights
If you read our 2016 report, “Unparalleled Power,” we believe you will agree that locally elected CAs are the most powerful players in our state’s criminal justicOctober 19, 2017 Criminal Justice Criminal Law Reform
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