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ACLUVA Statement on Decision in Anderson v. Clarke and Bowles
We are disappointed by the court’s decision today. Virginia lawmakers gave incarcerated people greater incentive to pursue rehabilitation, but those incentives have now been eliminated for people with...
Latest Press Releases
Spotsylvania School Board misinterprets Virginia code to justify banning books
Spotsylvania County School Board voted 4-3 this week to enact a policy empowering members and the superintendent to ban books they deem “sexually explicit.”
Hundreds of Virginians held in prolonged solitary confinement join ACLU of Virginia class action lawsuit
A federal judge allowed hundreds of Virginians in prolonged solitary confinement to join our lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections.
ACLU-VA submits letter urging Gov. Youngkin to amend solitary legislation
On March 7, 2023, the ACLU of Virginia submitted a letter on behalf of fifteen additional organizations to Governor Youngkin urging him not to sign legislation on solitary confinement currently on his desk...
In the courts
NFB-VA vs. VDOC
The Virginia Department of Corrections denies equal services to people who are blind or visually impaired. So we sued.