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WAITING GAME - On one hand, attorneys who spend a lot of time in court are relieved that the widespread court closures are minimizing their exposure to the coronavirus. But on the other, a gnawing worry is tempering that relief. R. Robin McDonald and Angela Morris report that criminal defense lawyers say the suspension of jury trials, legal deadlines and statutes of limitations will harm—perhaps fatally—clients incarcerated in often overcrowded, less-than-sanitary jails and prisons.

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