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Voting Rights for Ex-Felons Take Step Forward in Senate

A bill is moving forward in the General Assembly that would restore an ex-felon’s voting rights while he is on parole or probation.

03/12/2015

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Court in Va. Examines Death Row Isolation Policy

Virginia’s practice of automatically holding death row inmates in solitary confinement will be reviewed by a federal appeals court in a case that experts say could have repercussions beyond the state’s borders.

10/27/2014

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Va. Felons Have Guide to Help Them Regain Rights

A new resource is available for offenders seeking to have their civil rights restored.

08/30/2013