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September 11, 2020

Supreme Court of Virginia Clarifies Tolling of Speedy Trial Deadlines During Pandemic

On September 11, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued a second clarification order concerning tolling of statutory speedy trial deadlines. The Court unanimously ordered that the tolling of statutory speedy trial deadlines applicable to criminal prosecutions in all courts of the Commonwealth shall continue until further order and is not affected by the approval of plans to restart some jury trials.

The Court’s full Order may be found here.

Updated: Sep 11, 2020