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Some in-person trials to start March 22

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In her weekly message on the status of the court system during the COVID-19 pandemic, New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced Monday that in-person operations, including some jury trials, are expected to resume at the end of the ...

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Grand juries in place across the state

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Despite the resurgence of COVID-19, the New York state court system is better off than it was last spring, New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore said in her latest update on how the courts are handling the pandemic. The ...

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Courts outside NYC in Phase 4

Janet DiFiore

As of Friday, July 10, all courts in New York state outside New York City have entered into Phase 4 of the COVID-19 pandemic reopening plan. “Grand Jurors are reporting for service and being empanelled in every judicial district outside ...

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All N.Y. courts open to some extent

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On Wednesday, all courts in New York state will be in either Phase 1 or 2 of the gradual restoration of in-person operations as the measures imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19 wind down. “We are confident that our ...

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Upstate courts starting to reopen

Janet DiFiore

Courts in the Seventh Judicial District will move into Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore has announced. Courts in the Fifth and Sixth Judicial District ...

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Upstate courts back open

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In-person court operations are expected to resume for most of New York State by later this week, with the exception of the New York City region. The state’s court system had been operating virtually since mid-March to slow the spread ...

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Courts begin transition to ‘new normal’

Janet DiFiore

New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore released a 10-minute video message Monday to mark the re-opening of some parts of the state court system that has been operating on a limited basis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Today is ...

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Chief judge to deliver annual address

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New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore will deliver the 2020 State of the Judiciary address at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The speech will be streamed live onine at: http://nycourts.gov/ctapps/soj.htm The speech will be delivered from the New York State Court ...

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Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to receive Columbia Business School award

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New York State Chief Judge Janet DiFiore is among the 2019 recipients of Columbia Business School’s Deming Cup, something traditionally reserved for leaders in the for-profit business world. She is the first government official to receive the award in its ...

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