There is essentially no prospect that two Supreme Court vacancies can be filled before the new court term begins on Oct. 3.
The court's final decision would be announced by the end of the court term before July.
The new court term, which begins Monday, could well include major issues like campaign finance, affirmative action, and constitutional limits of the war on terrorism.
The typical court term runs from October through June.
The 1910-11 Legislature made Grove a County Court Town, and provided for two court terms each year.
The court term ended Wednesday as the Justices issued their last opinions for the session.
Mogle, Danny, "Jefferson running to fill high court term."
Grand juries are a part of the Commonwealth's circuit court system and they meet at the beginning of each court term.
With eight cases remaining until the end of the court term, there were these developments today.
The traditional final month of a high court term is half over, and 23 of the term's 85 argued cases have yet to be decided.