Posts Tagged Incarceration
New report: Virginia needs to end “civil commitment”
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on May 22, 2023
A new report calls attention to Virginia’s practice of incarcerating people even after their sentence has been completed. Michael Pope explains.
Renewed focus on clemency as Gov Northam’s term nears its end
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on November 26, 2021
Those incarcerated in Virginia before 1995 generally only have one option to get out of jail early: the governor has to grant them clemency. As Governor Ralph Northam enters his last full month in office, his time to make those decisions is running out. Jahd Khalil has this report.
Virginia’s Youth Prison Population Drops by Two-Thirds
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on August 28, 2017
Each year, Virginia spends $187,000 to imprison, and educate, just one child. The high cost, and high population, has led to bipartisan support for restructuring the juvenile justice system. Virginia’s Governor touted the state’s success at a conference Monday. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.