MIDYEAR MEETING 2019 - HOUSE OF DELEGATES RESOLUTION

101B

ADOPTED AS REVISED AND AMENDED

 

Urges the enactment of a rule by the highest courts or legislative bodies of all states, territories, and tribes charged with the regulation of the legal profession, as well as by all federal courts, providing that a motion for continuance based on parental leave of either the lead attorney or another integrally involved attorney in the matter shall be granted if made within a reasonable time after learning the basis for the continuance unless: (1) substantial prejudice to another party is shown; or (2) the criminal defendant’s speedy trial rights are prejudiced.

Proposed Resolution and Report

Final Resolution