IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE IN RE: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER : STANDING ORDER RE: THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES : CRIMINAL AND CIVIL CREATED BY COVID-19 : JURY SELECTIONS AND : JURY TRIALS
AND NOW, this 16th day of July, 2020, pursuant to the Revised Standing Order dated May 27, 2020, and in order to further public health and safety, the health and safety of Court personnel, counsel, litigants, other case participants, jurors, security personnel and the general public, and in order to reduce the number of gatherings necessarily attendant to trial jury selection in this Court, and in order to minimize travel by participants in Court proceedings, particularly travel by public conveyance, it is hereby ORDERED as follows: 1. Effective this date, all civil and criminal jury selections and jury trials in the District of Delaware scheduled to begin before August 31, 2020, are continued pending further Order of the Court. The Court may issue further Orders concerning future general continuances of any matters as may be deemed necessary and appropriate. All jury selections and trials affected by this Order will be reset by further Order of the assigned judicial officer.
FOR THE COURT:
/s/ Leonard P. Stark, Chief District Judge
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