Supreme Court

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Virginia does not allow an appeal to the Supreme Court as a matter of right except in cases involving the State Corporation Commission, certain disciplinary actions against an attorney, and review of the death penalty.

The Supreme Court of Virginia is composed of seven justices who are elected to 12 year terms by a majority vote of each house of the Gneeral Assembly. Chief Justice is chosen by the majority vote of the seven justices for a 4 year term.

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