AVAILABLE 24/7
212-213-8511

November 18, 2020

New York Postpones New Jury Trials This Week

New York Postpones New Jury Trials This Week

As of Monday, New York has put a pause on all new jury trials in an effort to respond to the increase of COVID-19 cases throughout the state. 

Photo Credit: New York Times

What are the new rules?

  • Prospective jurors for new criminal or civil trials will not be summoned.
  • Prospective grand jurors will be instructed not to appear for grand jury service, while pending grand juries will continue until completion.
  • Future bench trials and hearings will be conducted virtually unless a deputy chief administrative judge rules otherwise.
  • In-person court conferences that adhere to social distancing guidelines will be permitted.

Have any questions? Give us a call at 212-213-8511

Connect with us

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. 
The viewing of this website does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Attorney Advertising: Prior results DO NOT guarantee similar results.

Copyright © 2021 Pardalis & Nohavicka LLP. All Rights Reserved. Website Designed & Developed by ECONSTRUO
magnifier linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram