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New Jersey Supreme Court Order Suspends Jury Trials Over COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, The Supreme Court issued an order today suspending criminal and civil jury trials and in-person grand jury sessions in response to a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Most court hearings have been held remotely since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in March. As COVID cases declined and the court put safety measures in place, limited in-person proceedings, including socially distanced jury trials and inperson grand jury sessions, were able to resume in September.

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