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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – On July 1st, adults 21 and older in Virginia will legally be allowed to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. “Until July 1 of this year it has been unlawful to possess …

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – The family of a VCU student, who was found dead in an off-campus house on Feb. 27, is pushing for change to Virginia’s law against hazing. Adam Oakes’ family believes he …

Legal expert says this verdict could have implications on the accountability of officers who use excessive force moving forward.

A Chesterfield man faces new charges in connection to his arrest following a hit-and-run which killed an off-duty police officer.

After three young women were allegedly pepper-sprayed while sitting in idle traffic last summer amid citywide protests, two Richmond police officers charged with assault face hurdles ahead of …

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Lawyers who double as legislators have a right to postpone their cases over and over again. A little-known special privilege allows for it.

Legal Insights

Defense Bar Proposes Pretrial Release Reform

Washington Defender Association, [2012-07-30]

Why Won’t Prosecutors Make Amends for Flawed Investigations?

Andrew Cohen, The Atlantic, [2012-04-18]

Michael Paul Williams: Virginia must let everyone know about wrongful convictions

Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times-Dispatch, [2012-02-07]

Despite Backing, Haynesworth case proves challenging

Frank Green , Richmond Times-Dispatch, [2011-08-22

Va. ready to conduct familial DNA testing

Frank Green , Richmond Times-Dispatch, [2011-05-12]

DNA Project clears five so far

Frank Green , Richmond Times-Dispatch, [2011-03-07]

First and Fourth Amendment Arrested

Nat Hentoff , Jewish World Review, [2011-02-01]

New Evidence Overturns Virginia Murder Conviction

Brooke A. Masters, The Washington Post, [2001-11-14]

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