Cache County Courts Return To 'Red' Phase; Trials Suspended
On Monday, Cache County courts returned to the “red phase” of COVID-19 precautions after around a month in a “yellow phase.”
As a result, jury trials and in-person hearings without exigent circumstances have again been indefinitely suspended, causing concern that the precautions conflict with the rights of the accused.
Utah State Courts Spokesperson Geoffrey Fattah said the implementation of the red phase was due to county health data showing an increase in COVID-19 cases in the area. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.
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