Florida Supreme Court extends suspension of jury trials through July 17

On June 8, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady issued an order extending the suspension of civil and criminal jury trials through July 17. Jury trials were first suspended on March 13. The court subsequently extended that order, first through April 17, then through May 29, and again through July 2.

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Thirty-four states suspended in-person proceedings statewide, and 16 states suspended in-person proceedings on the local level.




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