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May 06, 2020

Supreme Court of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency Through June 7, 2020

On May 6, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued a fourth judicial emergency in response to COVID-19. This Order extends the Declaration of Judicial Emergency until June 7, 2020.

The Court elucidates the challenge of maintaining public safety and maintaining the current dockets, while discussing the ongoing shortage of necessary clerks and judicial staff.

The Court’s order delineates fourteen salient information points regarding the current emergency. The full order may be found here.

Updated: May 06, 2020