Criminal trials in Philadelphia have gotten off to a rocky start with two cases delayed over safety concerns, and an ultimatum last week from the Defender Association of Philadelphia threatening to no longer staff jury trials unless they are given a date certain for when defense attorneys will receive vaccinations.

While those immediate tensions appear to have subsided, with the Defender Association saying they are in talks over the concerns, many criminal defense attorneys are still worried about safety.

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