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December 14, 2018

Supreme Court of Virginia Adopts Policy on PEDs in Court

At its business meeting on December 5, 2018, the Supreme Court of Virginia adopted a model policy regarding the use of all portable electronic devices (PEDs) in the courtroom, including laptops, cellphones, tablets, and smart watches.

The Court recommends that the model policy be considered by the district courts and the circuit courts of the Commonwealth.

The model policy and the memo to the chief judges of all district and circuit courts from Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons may be found here.

Updated: Dec 14, 2018