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Chief Judge Janet DiFiore delivers an important message regarding coronavirus. Photo: New York State Unified Court System Chief Judge Janet DiFiore delivers a message regarding coronavirus. Photo: New York State Unified Court System

The state court system plans to restart civil jury trials in New York City next week, but the system is also monitoring coronavirus figures as state and city officials aim to tamp down virus clusters in Queens and Brooklyn.

The restart plans were discussed by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore in a video statement released Monday, in which she added the system has not finalized decisions on the location or number of those jury trials. She did not provide a timeline for when a final decision would be made.

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Ryan Tarinelli

Ryan Tarinelli is a reporter at the New York Law Journal. He is based at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York. He can be reached through email at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @ryantarinelli.

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