Jury trials suspended

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 permitting essen...

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 
Rendered 05/26/2024 15:33