On December 12, 2018 Justice Forward Virginia is hosting a Bail Reform Happy Hour at Clare and Don's Beach Shack in Falls Church, co-sponsored by the Arlington Criminal Defense Lawyers (ACDL) and Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (VACDL). Delegates Marcus Simon and Alfonso Lopez are joining to provide a lens into the state of bail reform and justice reform in the legislature, and help mobilize allies to make a difference.
What: Bail Reform Happy Hour
Clare and Don’s Beach Shack
130 North Washington Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
Who: Justice Forward Virginia, ACDL, VACDL, Del. Marcus Simon and Del. Alfonso Lopez
When: Dec. 12, 2018 from 5:30-8:00pm
RSVP at JFV's Facebook event page:JFV Bail Reform Happy Hour Facebook Page
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On September 5, 2018, the Supreme Court of Virginia approved new rules regarding criminal discovery. After many years of work by VACDL members and our allies advocating for reform, a new playing field will emerge when these rules go into effect on July 1, 2019. To read the letter from Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons and the new rules, click below:
"On lawyering: When the law is on your side, pound the law; when the facts are on your side, pound the facts; when neither is on your side, pound the table”
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