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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Book Launch - First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families

Book Launch - First House: Two Centuries with Virginia's First Families
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time: Noon–1:00 PM
Place: Library of Virginia Lecture Hall & Virginia’s Executive Mansion,  FREE

Author Mary Miley Theobald will present a book talk at the Library of Virginia to launch the release of First House. A book signing will followed the talk. Tours of the Virginia's Executive Mansion will be available every half hour throughout the day by pre-registration. To pre-register for a tour, please contact Audrey Trussell at 804.371.2642 or by e-mail at Audrey.Trussell@governor.virginia.gov.


You Have No Right: Law and Justice
Monday, September 24, 2012 — Saturday, May 18, 2013
Place: Exhibition Hall,  Free

Using Virginia cases—and the stories of the people behind them—You Have No Right: Law and Justice will demonstrate how the law affects individuals directly and how people have used the law to achieve political and social goals. Using original records and electronic resources to convey the themes of human rights, citizenship, and the rule of law in a lively and engaging presentation, visitors will explore questions about citizenship, marriage rights, eminent domain, and why prosecutors have to prove guilt and defense lawyers don't have to prove innocence.