Jury court

Circuit Court jury trials could resume in March

For the first time since 2019, Branch County Circuit Judge Bill O’Grady is hoping to restart criminal jury trials. Some counties, like Ingham, have been adjudicating cases in recent months. Branch County has not done so due to difficulties meeting COVID-19 guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus. Ingham …

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Polo man charged with murder pleads guilty in Livingston County court

Polo man charged with first degree murder after Polo shooting in January 2021 pleaded guilty in Livingston County on January 6e. Online court reports show the prosecutor has dismissed three charges for 36-year-old Kevin Lynn Barnett Jr. The charges dismissed were felonies of assault or attempt in the first degree, …

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COVID-19 on trial and fierce conviction: five Edmonton court cases that stood out in 2021

Breadcrumb Links Local news criminality Author of the article: Jonny wakefield The Edmonton Courthouse Building. Photo by Ed Kaiser /Postmedia, file Content of the article A look at the Edmonton and area court cases that stood out in 2021: Advertising This ad has not yet loaded, but your article continues …

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New court dates set for Woodsboro teens charged with suspected hate crime

New court dates have been set for two teenagers charged with an alleged hate crime in Woodsboro last year on Halloween night. Noel Garcia Jr., 17, and Rance Bolcik, 17, both chose to drop their indictments scheduled for Jan.6 in the 24th District Court through their respective attorneys, according to …

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Yolo Superior Court announces COVID-19 emergency order – Daily Democrat

Yolo Superior Court announced the signing of an emergency order allowing the court to postpone jury trials to later dates in 2022. Citing the significant increase in COVID-19 cases, California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye signed the order on Friday, allowing the postponement of jury trials scheduled between January 10 …

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Court of Appeal supports dismissal of lawsuit for “malicious prosecution” brought by accused guard | Local news

An appeals court ruled in favor of a Santa Barbara County Superior Court judge who dismissed a lawsuit for “malicious prosecution” brought by the caretaker of a Solvang ALS patient who was arrested and charged with murder but found guilty on a less serious charge and subsequently overturned. The opinion …

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Criminal charges against ‘Gasland’ driller brought to court

Gas driller waived his right to a preliminary hearing on criminal charges for acting with “long-term indifference” to a Pennsylvania community where high levels of methane have seeped into groundwater supplies residential Through MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press January 7, 2022, 18:54 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on …

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Watch: Reactions to Colston 4 verdict after defendants released from court

On Wednesday, a jury found the Colston 4s not guilty of criminal damage to a statue of slave trader Edward Colston they helped topple in the summer of 2020. Jurors took just under three hours to take their decision. In this video, Cable presenter Priyanka Raval speaks with a defense …

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Restrictions on some court hearings expected from next week

Criminal trials statewide are expected to be suspended for at least a fortnight, to be announced tomorrow. The new legal tenure begins next week, but the Courts Service believes that Omicron now makes it virtually impossible to call people for jury service, to be made up of eleven foreigners. In …

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