RD644 - 2023 Virginia Specialty Dockets Annual Report

Executive Summary:

Virginia Code § 18.2-254.2 (Appendix A) requires the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court (OES) to “develop a statewide evaluation model and conduct ongoing evaluations of the effectiveness and efficiency of all local specialty dockets established in accordance with the Rules of Supreme Court of Virginia." The section further requires each local specialty docket to “submit evaluative reports to the Office of the Executive Secretary as requested" and requires the OES to submit a report of such evaluations to the General Assembly by December 1 of each year. This report is submitted in compliance with the requirement.(*1)
(*1) This report includes information about Veterans Treatment Dockets. Evaluation information on drug treatment courts and behavioral/mental health dockets is reported separately, in accordance with Va. Code § 18.2-254.1 and Va. Code §