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VBA targets ‘felony creep’ in ’16 agenda (access required)

The Virginia Bar Association will again seek to raise the $200 felony threshold in Virginia, one of the lowest in the country. The monetary trigger for felony thefts has not been raised since 1980 and legal reformers say the low bar can saddle minor criminals with career-crippling felony convictions. Retailers and law enforcement advocates have resisted what ...

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