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Superior Court Extends Rules Emergency Through November

August 24, 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 21-09 on August 23, extending for 90 days the rules emergency declared on May 26, 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 November 21, 2021, unless terminated early.

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