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A unanimous verdict — All blue-ribbon panel members endorse expanded jurisdiction (access required)

A 24-member group studying the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals is unanimously in favor of allowing an appeal-of-right in all circuit court cases. The newly fortified proposal could remake Virginia criminal and civil procedure. The recommendation comes from a blue ribbon panel. Prodded by the General Assembly, Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Lemons this year ...