Tara Casey

Prior to her current position at the University of Richmond School of Law, Tara served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. She currently lives with her husband and two small children in Richmond, Virginia.

What I Learned Today in Virginia: Orwellian Logic in 2012

Early this morning, I learned that Governor McDonnell had ordered a SWAT Team to cover a Candlelight Vigil I attended the night before at the Governor’s Mansion. Riot police were hiding in the bushes, while my two small children and I sang, “This Little Light of Mine.”  And that was only the beginning of my lesson.