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Superior Court Extends Rules Emergency Through February

November 19, 2021

Finding that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present extraordinary circumstances relating to public health and safety that substantially impair its ability to perform certain functions, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia issued Administrative Order 21-15 on November 19, extending for 90 days the rules emergency declared on May 26, 2021, and extended on August 23, 2021. Rules of Criminal Procedure 62(c)(1), (c)(2), (c)(3), (c)(4), (d)(1), (d)(2), (d)(3), and (d)(4) shall be effective during this period. The rules emergency expires on February 17, 2022, unless terminated early.

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