Law and Crime

Associated Press

Elections officials across Virginia are about to cast aside thousands of voters in the wake of a Virginia Supreme Court decision last month. It’s the latest in an ongoing drama that could have drastic consequences on Election Day.

Associated Press

The Virginia Supreme Court may have overturned Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring voting rights to 200,000 former felons. But that’s not stopping him from moving forward with the plan.

Associated Press

Members of the Virginia Supreme Court are considering a challenge to Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 former felons.

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The debate over the Confederate flag is still raging in Washington, where elected officials are clashing over where and when it’s appropriate to display the Confederate flag.

Suit Aims to End Suspension of Drivers' Licenses

Jul 7, 2016
NPR

Last year, more than 900,00 people lost their driver's license in Virginia because they couldn't pay court costs.  An estimated 75% continued to drive, in part because they had no other way to get to work.  Now, Sandy Hausman reports that Virginia's Legal Aid Justice Center is suing to stop courts from penalizing poor people in this way.

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