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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

http://www.vsb.org/site/news/item/SCV_comments_criminal_discovery

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

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

                   -Abraham Lincoln

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