Ohio Judicial Conference Publishes COVID-19 Continuing Operations Checklist
May 8, 2020
The Ohio Judicial Conference has published a checklist designed to guide Courts with respect to jury trials during COVID-19. The first part of this document provides suggestions and checklists that comply with the general guidelines of keeping numbers low in meetings and public spaces, keeping distance between people, using personal protective equipment, and the like. The second part of this document provides some templates for communication with jurors. It also includes sample protocols in use by judges. This document is still a work in progress and will be updated throughout the coming weeks.