• Meek Mill Pushed for a Probation Reform Law in Virginia. The State's Governor Just Signed It

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    Photo courtesy of REFORM Alliance By Malaika Jabali · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 Yesterday, Virginia governor Ralph Northam signed Virginia House Bill 2038 into law. He was joined by rapper Meek Mill who was representing REFORM Alliance , the non-profit organization he co-founded to push for restorative justice. When it goes into effect July 1, 2021, the criminal justice reform law will implement caps on probation terms by limiting adult probation sentences to a maximum of one year for misdemeanor offenses and five years for felonies, according to a press release. The law is expected to...
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