SEARCH SITE

Search FAQs

VIRGINIA LAW PORTAL

SEARCHABLE DATABASES

ACROSS SESSIONS

Developed and maintained by the Division of Legislative Automated Systems.

1995 SESSION

  • | print version

SJ 187 Constitutional amendment; appeals by Commonwealth.

Introduced by: Thomas K. Norment, Jr. | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY:

Constitutional amendment; appeals by Commonwealth (first resolution). Allows the Commonwealth the right to appeal in all cases, including criminal cases, provided the appeal would not otherwise violate the United States or Virginia Constitutions. The broader right of appeal replaces the more limited right for the Commonwealth to appeal in revenue cases and to appeal certain preliminary rulings in felony cases.


FULL TEXT

HISTORY