Bail Reform Happy Hour: Recap

Criminal law can be complicated for non-lawyers, and opponents of reform are attempting to make meaningless “reforms” look like actual progress. They’re hoping that voters won’t be able to tell the difference. We’re betting that they will—because we are committed to making it so.

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Brad Haywood
Bail Reform Happy Hour, Dec. 12, 2018

Join Justice Forward Virginia, the Arlington Criminal Defense Lawyers (ACDL), Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (VACDL), and Delegates Marcus Simon and Alfonso Lopez on Dec. 12, 2018 for a Bail Reform Happy Hour at Clare and Dons Beach Shack in Falls Church, VA.

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Brad Haywood
Save the Date: Justice Reform Kickoff Party, Oct. 29, 2018

Save the date! Justice Forward Virginia is throwing a Justice Reform Kickoff Party on Monday, October 29, 2018, in Fairfax, VA. We’ll be discussing JFV’s legislative priorities for the upcoming legislative session, as well as involvement in the 2019 local prosecutor elections. Stay tuned for more details.

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Brad Haywood
Fairfax Rally for Discovery Reform: Recap

Arcane criminal discovery rules are why prosecutors can use the simple matter of truth, and their power over it, as leverage to coerce defendants, influence guilty pleas and secure unfair prison sentences. The Commonwealth should not be permitted to play games with the truth, and it’s high time we do something about it.

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Brad Haywood
Justice Reform Happy Hour III!

Passionate about criminal justice reform? Justice Forward Virginia has the event for you! On Tues., Sept. 19, 2017 from 5-7pm join JFV for its third Justice Reform Happy Hour at French Quarter Brasserie in Old Town Fairfax City.  

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Brad Haywood