This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and in celebration of that milestone, we are very pleased to announce the availability of a new resource on the Virginia Judiciary web site, Court of Appeal of Virginia Judges, 1985-present. This online biographical directory can be accessed on the Internet (cavhistory.org) or within three different sections of the judicial branch web site at:
- Law Library Home Page: http://www.courts.state.va.us/courtadmin/library/home.html
- For Students/Teachers tab: http://www.courts.state.va.us/studentsteachers.html
- Supreme Court of Virginia Historical Advisory Committee page: http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/scv/hc/home.html
The online biographical directory features biographical information about each of the judges who have served on the Court of Appeals of Virginia since it began operation on January 1, 1985. The site also features portraits of judges who began their service before April 2006, audio recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews of eight judges who have served on the court, and a group interview of five judges who sat on the inaugural Court of Appeals of Virginia in 1985 . (Photographs of more recent judges are forthcoming!) Our goal is to make this information available to the public, with the directory serving as an accurate scholarly resource for students, educators, historians and others interested in the history of this court.