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Order removing Lee portrait from Louisa courtroom issued (access required)

Where a defendant in a criminal case has renewed a “Motion To Conduct Trial in a Courtroom That Does Not Contain Confederate Symbols, Memorials and Iconography,” the court orders that a portrait of Robert E. Lee will be removed but other portraits of confederate officers with “substantial Louisa County ties” will remain. Overview Defendant’s renewed motion seeks ...