Jury trials suspended
November 18, 2020
CASPER – The rise in coronavirus infections prompted Wyoming’s chief justice on Friday to suspend jury trials until further notice.
The COVID-19 surge had caused some courts to fully or partially shut down, according to a statement released Friday by the Wyoming Supreme Court.
Courts have also experienced difficulties finding enough jurors.
Those realities prompted Chief Justice Michael K. Davis to order a halt to jury trials for the time being.
“The Court is therefore implementing measures to protect the health of the public and court personnel throughout Wyoming, while still per...