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Old 01-27-2021, 11:18 PM
alongjourney alongjourney is offline
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Exclamation You can be an observer at a virtual hearing! (zoom trial)

Not many seem aware of that so I figured that I'd post about it. I highly recommend observing a few trials before heading to court:

Members of the public can request access to be a public observer for a trial that is happening over zoom. This is covered by the Open Court Principle ( )

To do so, the appropriate trial coordinator must be contacted for which the email addresses are available here:

I'm hoping that this helps a few people!
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Old 01-28-2021, 09:37 AM
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It’s not automatically allowed in every situation. At one of our multitude of motions we attended prior to the courts closing , there were a gaggle of law students assembled on the bench wanting to observe. I objected and the judge immediately asked them to leave.
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