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Un-carceration: Prosecutor candidate Deaton talks jail reform
Published on May 16th, 2013
6 comments Steven B. Deaton is gunning for the Democratic nomination for Charlottesville commonwealth's attorney– again– and on a rainy Wednesday, May 8, under the protection of the Pavilion's roof...
Death to Death: June turn-out could help
Published on May 16th, 2013
0 comments By David Swanson Most of the world's governments no longer use the death penalty. Among wealthy nations there is one exception remaining. The United States is among the top five killers in the world...
Deaton: Candidate calls for moratorium on death penalty prosecutions
Published on Mar 20th, 2013
4 comments Calling the death penalty "barbaric," Steve Deaton, candidate for commonwealth's attorney in Charlottesville, wants a moratorium on prosecutions that could lead to death row. "It's something I've...
Disorderly solution? Deaton proposes new pot possession charge
Published on Feb 27th, 2013
4 comments At the same time Colorado and Washington are decriminalizing marijuana possession, the issue popped up again at the February 19 Charlottesville City Council meeting, when Council voted 3-2 against...
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