While some jurisdictions are making efforts to bring back the jury trial, Philadelphia court leaders have announced it has canceled jury selection through early September.

First Judicial District President Judge Idee Fox has ordered that all criminal and civil jury trials will be suspended through Sept. 8. The order means that jury trials in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas are set to see a total suspension of nearly six months, after court leadership initially decided to suspend court proceedings beginning in mid-March.

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