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...


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