Georgia’s chief justice on Thursday moved to curtail the number of people entering the new Nathan Deal Judicial Center during the ongoing threat of the coronavirus.
“All of us are being asked to do whatever we can to prevent the spread of this new virus,” state Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton said. “These steps — while inconvenient — are necessary at this time, and I believe are responsible actions.”
Melton said all tours of the new building are now cancelled until further notice. Also, the swearing-in ceremonies of attorneys before oral arguments in the courtroom are being suspended. It’s not unusual for a few dozen lawyer五福彩821ccapps to be sworn in on some occasions.
Finally, while the court remains open to the public, Melton asked that only those who directly participate in the oral arguments attend court sessions — such as the attorneys involved in a case. Members of the news media and other interested parties are urged to
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