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Courts Hopeful For A Move To 'Yellow' Phase


In-person hearings and jury trials may resume soon as the Cache County courts are expected to move back to a “yellow” phase after around nine months in “red.”

During jury trial status hearings on Tuesday, Judge Angela Fonnesbeck indicated the courts may soon be moving back to yellow, providing more flexibility for scheduling in-person hearings and jury trials.


“I think we may be actually moving forward,” Fonnesbeck said.


Fonnesbeck said details are still being ironed out regarding jury pool management and how to handle the sheer volume of cases. At prior hearings, it has been indicated senior judges were being considered to step in to help bear the load. Read the rest of the story on HJnews.com.


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.