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Criminal Law

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

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June 21, 2010

Supreme Court of Virginia Rule changes effective July 1, 2010

Adopted Amendments to Parts 5 and 5A, Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia, regarding appellate procedure
(Effective July 1, 2010)

On April 30, 2010, the Supreme Court of Virginia entered amendments to Parts 5 and 5A of its rules governing appellate procedure.

See the Memo Appellate Rules Revisions by University of Virginia Law Professor Kent Sinclair outlining some of the important changes.

The Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia maintains the Virginia's Judicial System website where these rules may be found.
Check Amendments to Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia for recent updates.