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Legal Reader featured Haub Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "Courts struggle to find solutions for moving cases forward despite the pandemic"

04/28/2020

Legal Reader featured Haub Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "Courts struggle to find solutions for moving cases forward despite the pandemic"

“Coronavirus testing for potential jurors will be a must,” according to Pace Law School Professor Bennett Gershman. “If you didn’t do that, how could you be sure that the jury that they’re selecting might not pose a serious danger in terms of health to everybody else in the courtroom?…The pandemic will impact every facet of the court system, including when it comes to trying to select a fair cross-section of the community for a jury and making sure panelists can focus without worrying about who’s sitting next to them in the jury box.”