Sunday, March 22, 2020

Kansas Trials Slow Down Amid COVID-19

Important note from the LJ World offers a preview of how the virus is changing the local justice system. Read more:

Speedy trial rights are on hold in Kansas. What does that mean for defendants?

As Rontarus Washington Jr. left the courtroom on Oct. 4, 2019, following a hung jury in his murder trial, he told his mother, "Wipe them tears; they can't keep me forever." That was before the coronavirus disease became a global pandemic and the Kansas Supreme Court suspended speedy trial laws "until further order."


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Anonymous said...

Which guy is the lawyer and which guy is the capital defendant???

Anonymous said...

Ain't it obvious? The lawyer is on the right.