Judges across Georgia should be prepared to hold off resuming in-person court proceedings if the recent surge of COVID-19 cases makes returning to courtrooms... Judges told to weigh surge in deciding to have in-person hearings

Judges across Georgia should be prepared to hold off resuming in-person court proceedings if the recent surge of COVID-19 cases makes returning to courtrooms unsafe, Georgia Chief Justice Harold Melton said Wednesday. Melton’s announcement came as he signed his ninth order extending the statewide judicial emergency he first declared back in mid-March, when the coronavirus pandemic began to take hold in Georgia.

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