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Tag Archives: Rules of Court

Revisions could change practices at depositions (access required)

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Two proposals now blessed by the Advisory Committee on Rules of Court could affect who sits in at Virginia depositions and what objections are raised during the questioning. One change would establish a pre-set list of those permitted to attend ...

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Panel: Time to banish ‘shall’ from Virginia Rules (access required)

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The call to eliminate use of the word “shall” in Virginia law is growing louder. The Advisory Committee on Rules of Court has joined the Boyd-Graves Conference in unanimously endorsing removal of the term from the Virginia Rules. Legal commentators ...

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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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