5 Things To Know As Florida Resumes Jury Trials

By Carolina Bolado (September 18, 2020, 10:26 PM EDT) -- Want to try a case before a Florida jury during the COVID-19 pandemic? Don't forget to bring a mask — and a hefty dose of patience.

Jury summonses have begun to go out in several circuits around the state, where most courts are preparing for a return to jury trials in the coming weeks after a summer of surging COVID-19 infections.

But the new trial setups will take some getting used to, according to those who have been the first to venture back into the courtroom since trials were suspended in March. Attorneys will need to learn the art of reading...

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