Virginia's Judicial System

Virginia Appellate Court History
Explore the rich history of Virginia's appellate courts through brief histories and the stories of the men and women who have served on the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

The Bar at Work
125 Years of Building the Legal Profession in Virginia, 1888-2013 - material from our exhibit commemorating the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Virginia Bar Association and the 75th Anniversary of the organization of the Virginia State Bar.

Court Contact and Operational Information

Court Informational Pamphlets

Frequently Asked Questions

Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Court

Jury Information

Justice Case Files
A series of illustrated novels created by the National Center for State Courts to educate the public about how courts work, how judges make decisions, and how courts are accountable to the law.

Public Law Libraries

Supreme Court of Virginia Historical Advisory Committee

Other Branches of Virginia Government

Other Educational Websites