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June 9, 2020 | In the News

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Removing the shield to justice: reforming sovereign immunity

Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. Walter Scott. Alton Sterling. Sandra Bland. Marcus David Peters. Breonna Taylor. Philando Castile. Stephon Clark. George Floyd. These are the names of black Americans murdered by police officers since 2014. George Floyd’s brutal execution in Minneapolis has stirred a movement...

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June 4, 2020 | In the News

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Norfolk lawmaker to propose removing Byrd statue from Capitol Square

The Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue isn’t the only state-owned memorial that could soon come down. Del. Jay Jones, D-Norfolk, said Thursday that he would introduce legislation for the 2021 General Assembly session to take down the statue of former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Harry F....

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June 3, 2020 | In the News

The Virginian-Pilot, Op-Ed: EPA failing its charge to protect area waterways

When the failures of the Environmental Protection Agency threaten our way of life in Hampton Roads, we must fight back to protect our health, our economy and our environment from becoming the latest casualties of the Trump administration.

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May 28, 2020 | In the News

Blue Virginia: Will Del. Jay Jones Carry on Family’s Civil Rights Legacy as 2021 Candidate for Attorney General?

Jay Jones, who was elected in 2017 to the House of Delegates, in the same 89th district seat in Norfolk that his own father held for many years, has recently announced that he’s exploring the possibility of running for Virginia Attorney General next year. So far no other candidates...

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