Coronavirus: No jury trials in the ACT until further notice, says Supreme Court registrar

Cassandra Morgan
By Cassandra Morgan
Updated April 8 2020 - 2:36am, first published April 7 2020 - 8:15am
Supreme Court judges can order a trial be judge-alone, regardless of whether an accused person agrees to it. Picture: Karleen Minney

No jury trials will go ahead in the ACT until further notice as the courts continue to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Canberra Times health reporter

It has never been more important for Canberrans to be able to access reliable and accurate information about health. As The Canberra Times’ health reporter, I am committed to ensuring our readers have access to this. I, like many in the territory, have family members who work in the sector. Although providing comprehensive coverage on the coronavirus pandemic is obviously my number one priority, I aim to frequently shed light on the fantastic work our frontline professionals do, as well as the challenges they face. Email me tips and story ideas at: c.morgan@canberratimes.com.au.

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