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From: Northern District Public Outreach <[email protected]>
Date: July 23, 2020 at 6:24:06 AM HST
To: “[email protected]” <[email protected]>
Subject: New General Order regarding Coronavirus Disease Public Health Emergency
Reply-To: [email protected]
Today, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California posted General Order 72-5, IN RE: Coronavirus Disease Public Health Emergency, which limits all in-court criminal proceedings to ten attendees, and precludes any jury trials until October 1, 2020. Civil proceedings will continue to be held only by telephone or videoconference.
Updates on courthouse access and temporary safety protocols are posted on the court’s public website.