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Judges and Judiciary

Jun. 9, 2020

A jury trial amidst pandemic and protest

On June 1, the Historic Courthouse in Auburn re-opened for business after being closed for two and one-half months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On June 1, the Historic Courthouse in Auburn re-opened for business after being closed for two and one-half months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the time of its closure and while our main courthouse at the South Placer Justice Center was open for limited operations, all jury trials remained suspended by order chief justice. As that suspension period ended, our court administration and staff worked to develop protocols to conduct jury trials safely with guidance...

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