I read today that the Virginia Supreme Court has issued this statement:
"Effective immediately, the Supreme Court of Virginia will no longer hold
opinions for release during a session of Court following oral argument.
Instead, opinions will be released when deemed ready by the Justices
and will typically be issued and posted on the Court's website on a
My reaction was that it seemed like an especially civilized practice to have opinions issue predictably on Friday mornings of the argument weeks, but to look at opinions mostly on Thursdays I suppose is no different than looking for Court of Appeals opinions on Tuesdays.