Thursday, July 30, 2020
The Court, in collaboration with the Office of the Federal Public Defender and the Office of the United States Attorney, presented the Middle District's plan for the reinstitution of jury trials on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The ZOOM presentation highlights the framework for the safe resumption of jury trials and addresses COVID-19 precautions and concerns. Chief Judge John E. Jones III, Federal Public Defender Heidi Freese, and United States Attorney David Freed present the district's comprehensive plan which addresses all aspects of trial, from the scheduling of trials through jury deliberations. The presentation is shown here in its entirety for those who were unable to attend the live stream. | Click here to view.