Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Limiting the Attorney General's use of Civil Investigative Demands

Richmond --Senator A. Donald McEachin (D-Henrico), Senator J. Chapman Petersen (D-Fairfax) and Delegate David Toscano (D-Charlottesville) held a press conference on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, in Senate Room 1 at the Capitol to discuss their proposed legislation that repeals and limits the authority of the Attorney General to issue civil investigative demands.

The legislators were joined by Professor Brian Turner, chair of the Political Science Department at Randolph-Macon College. They also read a statement from Professor Rich Schragger, law professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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