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Cruel and Unusual

Every so often a newspaper report presents information that prompts head scratching and/or the question: what was the thinking here? No one would dispute that our prison or, more precisely, corrections system, is both overcrowded and in need of deep… Read More ›

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

A few weeks ago (May 19, Second Chance Month: Restorative Justice for All Virginians), VoxFairfax took notice of the Commonwealth’s emphasis on some criminal justice reforms exhibiting more enlightened views of our citizen neighbors who come into conflict with the… Read More ›