Courts


The moon rises over the Virginia state Capitol in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
So What Actually Got Approved in Virginia’s New Budget?

RICHMOND — Virginia lawmakers all but wrapped up a special legislative session Friday by approving a new state budget.

Changes Coming for Virginia's Legal System
No More Jury Sentencing. General Assembly Reshapes Virginia’s Legal System.

RICHMOND- In Virginia last year, only 1.3% of felony cases went to a jury trial.

Republicans have confirmed hundreds of conservative judges across the US since President Trump took office.
Republicans Have Been Packing the Courts Since Trump Took Office

Since 2016, President Trump and Senate Republicans have installed die-hard conservatives in lifetime judicial appointments, packing the courts in favor of their agenda.