Month: June 2020

Trials Suspended: Don’t Delay Representation

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Despite moving into Phase 2 of reopening the State of Florida, the Florida Supreme Court issued an Order suspending jury trials once again through July 17, 2020.  The Order was entered June 8, 2020, and extended the suspension by another two weeks. According to the memorandum issued by the Florida Supreme Court, resuming jury proceedings […]

Jury Trial Pilot Program

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The COVID-19 Workgroup created by the Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady selected five circuit courts to test remote technology in conducting jury trials. While Seminole County, located within the 18th Judicial Circuit, was not included in the pilot program, Central Florida is strongly represented in the pilot program.  The following circuits have been […]