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Rules of Evidence posted

The Supreme Court of Virginia has posted the new Rules of Evidence online as a 27-page PDF file. The Virginia Rules of Evidence, approved in a stormy legislative session, take effect July 1. Because the rules reflect an effort to ...

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Involuntary commitment rules proposed

The Supreme Court of Virginia’s Advisory Committee on Rules of Court is seeking comment on a proposed Part 9 of the rules that would establish procedures for involuntary commitment proceedings. The committee also wants comment on civil procedure recommendations from ...

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Western District drops criminal case ‘gag order’

Adoption of a first-time set of local rules in federal courts of the Western District will mean elimination of a long-standing strict order barring lawyers from disclosing details of criminal cases. The 1983 standing order prohibits disclosure of information about ...

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Western District local rules coming soon

In what will be a novelty for the Western District of Virginia, judges plan to publish a set of local rules in the next few weeks to govern practice in the federal courts. “We’re very close,” said Chief U.S. District ...

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Court rules are on court’s own Web site

The Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia have a new online address and a new look. The rules now are hosted here on the court’s own Web site in PDF form. Steven L. Dalle Mura, director of legal research ...

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