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CORONAVIRUS: Most Courts Suspending Trials, Jury Selection

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Florida Supreme Court) — Friday afternoon, Chief Justice Charles Canady issued an Administrative Order that will limit most face-to-face legal proceedings and suspend all grand jury proceedings, jury selection proceedings, and criminal and civil jury trials for a minimum of two weeks beginning Monday, March 16. The order authorizes local judges to use remote electronic means whenever possible and will be extended or modified as needed.

Clerks and trial court administrators are implementing the order and notifying all who have been called for jury service.

LOCAL JOURNALISM SUPPORTER.

Paul Saperstein

 

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