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DISCOVERY REFORM ACTION

PROPOSED REVISIONS TO RULES 3A:11 and 3A:12 ARE OPEN FOR COMMENT TO THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA

SCV Discovery Rule 2018 Press Release

We urge all VACDL members to send a comment on the proposed changes as soon as possible, but no later than May 31, 2018, to 

Patricia L. Harrington
Clerk Supreme Court of Virginia
100 North Ninth Street, 5th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219

OR via email with the subject line "comment on Rules 3A:11 and 3A:12" to: scvclerk@vacourts.gov

Pdf link: Discovery Rule Revisions SCV

VIRGINIA FAIR TRIAL COALITION:

 We support the efforts to reform discovery rules in Virginia to ensure just and fair trials for all accused of criminal offenses. If you'd also like to support this initiative, click on the link below:

Virginia Fair Trial Coalition Support Agreement.pdf

Featured VACDL member article, by Justice Forward Virginia co-founder, Brad Haywood:

Real Reform v. Clickbait Reform

To learn more about Justice Forward Virginia, or become involved in the efforts to bring substantial criminal justice reform to the Commonwealth (particularly regarding discovery), please check out their page:

Justice Forward Virginia

Quote of the Quarter:

"If you are absolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already."

                   -Abraham Lincoln

CLE

Registration is now open for VACDL's Fall CLE in Portsmouth on October 26, 2018. We hope you can join us and learn how to "Win the Unwinnable Case!"

Register for the Fall 2018 CLE!


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VACDL Newsletter

 Each quarter, VACDL sends a newsletter, The Virginia Champion, to active members. Recent past editions are available in the Member's Only Section. 

*Members can now choose electronic or mailed delivery for The Virginia Champion. In your Member Profile, click "Edit Profile" and select your preferred delivery option!*


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