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Chief Justice Harold Melton gives the 2020 State of the Judiciary Address on Wednesday February 26th 2020. Chief Justice Harold Melton. (Photo: John Disney/ALM)

A new statewide judicial emergency order went into effect Monday, continuing the suspension of jury trials but hoping for a cautious comeback next month.

It was the 11th time Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton extended his March 14, 2020, order declaring a statewide judicial emergency. The order also continues the suspension of deadlines for jury trial proceedings.

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Katheryn Tucker

Katheryn Hayes Tucker is an Atlanta-based reporter covering legal news for the Daily Report and other ALM publications.

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