How Can Courts Protect Jurors After COVID-19?

Written by Amy S. Griggs Trial lawyers around the country are asking when the courts will be equipped to safely resume jury trials and what will those trials look like in a post-pandemic world. Jury trials are the bedrock of our legal system. Without them, there is the potential for cases to linger without resolution for years. When will it be safe for jury trials to resume? What precautions will courthouses take to make the jurors, litigants, and attorneys, and court staff feel safe and comfortable returning for this vital societal function? The National Center for State Courts has been…

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