Law’s Michael Scharf discusses The Eastern District of Virginia’s “Rocket Docket” reputation

Increasingly, Virginia’s ‘Rocket Docket’ extends its jurisdiction to international cases

The Associated Press: The Eastern District of Virginia often takes on cases that have no obvious connection to the area. This is, in part, because of its reputation as the “Rocket Docket”—a court in which cases are brought to trial quickly and efficiently, said Michael Scharf, associate dean for global legal studies.