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Justice reform 2021: Assembly poised to erase mandatory minimums (access required)

When the 2021 Virginia General Assembly opens on Jan. 13, criminal justice reform, a major issue in last year’s session, will be back front and center. A group of progressive Virginia prosecutors has united behind a five-point agenda for the 2021 session. One of the key projects – getting rid of mandatory minimum sentences – won ...