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Snohomish County Superior Court suspends jury trials

Judge cites rising COVID cases

 

Last updated 11/18/2020 at 4:12pm



On Wednesday, Nov. 18, the Snohomish County Superior Court announced the suspension of jury trials until at least Jan. 8.

The following statement was released by Bruce I. Weiss, presiding judge for Snohomish County Superior Court:

“The rising number of COVID-19 cases in our state and local community causes great concern to our court. Effective immediately, Snohomish County Superior Court will suspend jury trial activities through January 8, 2021.

“This has been a very difficult decision to make, but it is the right decision based on the extraordinary circumstances that we currently face...



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