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    March 23, 2020

    Wisconsin Supreme Court issues orders impacting jury trials, remote hearings, and postpones oral arguments

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued three orders regarding Court operations and processes in response to the public health emergency.

    March 23, 2020 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued three orders regarding Court operations and processes. These orders are issued in response to the public health emergency in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The first order postpones all civil and criminal jury trials through May 22, 2020. The second order provides that, subject to certain exceptions, all proceedings in the courts of this state are to be conducted via remote audio-video technology if practicable. The third order postpones Supreme Court oral arguments that had been scheduled for March 30th and April 1st.

    View the complete orders here:

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