In response to the coronavirus pandemic, courts across the country have implemented public health emergency response and operation plans. These plans generally outline critical and essential functions of the court and prioritize caseloads.
In addition, many state courts have suspended jury trials, grand juries, and in-person hearings. Other common responses include:
Check your court’s website for up-to-date emergency orders. You can find links to your state's judicial branch COVID-19 response page by using our 50-state tracker.
Updated: June 24, 2020.