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Circuit courts can’t “correct race/nationality” (access required)

Neither the Virginia constitution nor any statute conferred jurisdiction on the circuit court to hear petitions for correction of race/nationality, notwithstanding how other states’ courts have treated such petitions. Background Petitioners Michael Pacheco and Anthony Harris have requested this court’s leave to “correct [their] race/nationality to: Moor/Americas Aboriginal National.” They assert that certain documents from courts of ...