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May 01, 2020

Supreme Court of Virginia Clarifies Judicial Emergency Order Re Tolling

On May 1, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an order clarifying its three prior COVID-19 emergency orders as they pertain to the tolling of statutory deadlines in criminal prosecutions.

The Court’s clarification tolls the running of statutory speedy trial periods applicable to criminal prosecutions in the courts of the Commonwealth until May 17, or until further extended by the Court.

The Court’s full order may be found here.

Updated: May 01, 2020