Human trafficking has long been a focus of the Virginia Attorney General’s Office, and we’re pleased to announce that a human trafficking lesson plan is being added to Virginia Rules this fall. Human trafficking or ‘modern slavery’ is defined as the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision or obtaining of a person for the purposes of commercial […]
Each year in July we update our Virginia Rules curriculum to reflect the state law changes from the past General Assembly session. In 2019 the following law changes were enacted: Good Samaritan Law: Individuals who seek medical help for a drug- or alcohol-related overdose no longer have to substantially cooperate with subsequent investigation in order […]
In 2016 Attorney General Mark Herring announced the launch of a new Virginia Rules lesson plan, Give It, Get It: Trust and Respect between Teens and Law Enforcement. We are excited to announce we have added a complementary e-learning module for the lesson, allowing students to learn on their own their rights and responsibilities when interacting […]
The new Virginia Rules module designed to educate teens on the laws concerning shoplifting and the consequences of that crime is now available online for instructors, and in summary format here.