It has taken decades, billions of dollars, and thousands of laws to turn the United States into the largest incarcerator in the world. But did you know that there are people who have the power to begin dismantling this machine — even without changing a single law?
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 Legal Reform Criminal Law Reform
Regardless of what happens this session, reforms that will make Virginia a more just and fair place are gaining popularity. It is time for policies that eliminate racial disparities, take care of our mentally ill, and promote justice based on the facts of the case - not the size of your wallet.