Due Process & Criminal Justice
Due process is the principle that the government must respect all of the legal rights that are guaranteed by the Constitution. The ACLU of Virginia protects the right to a fair trial with adequate legal representation and to fair sentencing practices.
News & Commentary
NEWS RELEASE: Virginia must be a leader and take prompt and effective action, immediately, to limit and abolish the use of solitary confinement read more »
Virginia residents should know that the government is working to protect their privacy, not violate it. read more »
NEWS RELEASE: Without a warrant, or our express permission, government simply shouldn’t be searching through our private information read more »
As we’ve long argued, Virginia must move toward a criminal justice system based on workable, commonsense solutions. These measures, if adopted by the Commonwealth, will greatly improve our criminal justice system. read more »