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Sen. John S. Edwards

Feb 15, 2021

Mandatory minimum bills advance

(AP) Lawmakers in both chambers of the General Assembly advanced criminal justice reform measures that would eliminate mandatory minimums in favor of allowing judges more sentencing discretion. Senate Bill 1443, introduced by Sen. John S. Edwards, D-Roanoke, narrowly passed Feb. 5 on a 21-17 vote. The bill proposes to eliminate mandatory minimum prison sentences in Virginia […]

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