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Jury trials placed on hold again

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Orders from the Wyoming Supreme Court have once again put a hold on any jury trials that were scheduled to happen in the state.

“Recent dramatic increases in COVID-19 cases throughout Wyoming have caused the full or partial shutdown of courts, and made it difficult to get sufficient jurors,” says a press release from Michael K. Davis, Chief Justice of the Wyoming Supreme Court.

“The Court is therefore implementing measures to protect the health of the public and court personnel throughout Wyoming, while still permitting essential functions to proceed in a timely manner.”

The updated orders wil...

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