Virginia Governor wants change as state has highest record of students referred to police and court

Richmond, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants changes in policies in the state after it was found that Virginia has the most number of students being referred to police and courts than all other states in the U.S. Gov. McAuliffe has ordered his cabinet members to identify the root cause of the problem, and […]

Young man with autism, Reginald “Neli” Latson released from prison

RICHMOND, VA –  We recently reported on the case of Reginald “Neli” Latson, a 23-year-ol man who has autism, who had allegedly assaulted a correctional officer. Our report can be read here. Appeals made to Virginia Governor to intervene in case of man with autism. Advocates from mental health and civil liberties groups asked the […]