Virginia Democratic Senator Tim Kaine has cast a vote supporting President Obama’s request to use military force in Syria.
Senators on the Foreign Relations Committee spent hours this week weighing classified intelligence about the Syrian regime while also discussing ways to tweak a new compromise authorization measure putting limits on the president’s initial request. Kaine says it’s in America’s interest to support the international ban on chemical weapons.
Yoko Ono - Cut Piece 1964 Performed by the artist on March 21, 1965 Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, NY Photo by Minoru Niizuma, Courtesy of Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono - Cut Piece 1964 Performed by the artist on March 21, 1965 Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, NY Photo by Minoru Niizuma, Courtesy of Yoko Ono Yoko Ono - Cut Piece 1964 Performed by the artist on Sept
Many people remember Yoko Ono for her connection to the Beatles. But a Virginia Tech Professor says she’s always been a major contemporary artist in her own right, whose groundbreaking work is still relevant today.
Two Exhibitions on Ono’s long career open next week at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke and the Armory Gallery at Virginia Tech.
When DNA evidence began springing people from prison, prosecutors discovered just how unreliable eyewitnesses can be.
Here in Virginia, 13 out of 16 cases of wrongful convictions involved inaccurate identifications. That led the state to issue model procedures for dealing with witnesses, but after nearly two years, very few have put those recommendations into practice.
A defendant who’s charged with committing a sex offense against a child may have his previous convictions used against him in court under legislation that’s being considered by the Virginia State Crime Commission.
The bill’s opponents say that acknowledging prior convictions or negative character traits during a trial has the potential to prejudice a jury against a defendant. Some lawmakers believe current state law does not strike the right balance to secure justice for victimized children.