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Open file goes statewide: Virginia criminal discovery reforms coming July 1 (access required)

Virginia criminal lawyers will be playing with a new rulebook when long-awaited criminal discovery reforms take effect July 1. Both prosecutors and defense attorneys say the changes in practice will be significant, but how the pretrial routine will change is not yet entirely clear. Judges will need to interpret the new language and commonwealth’s attorney offices ...