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High court OKs remote hearings for all cases (access required)

A new announcement from the Supreme Court of Virginia could open doors for remote hearings to keep litigation moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons said judges may, in their discretion, conduct any civil or criminal matter by electronic audio-visual communication with the consent of the participants. The guidance in an April ...