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Judge Michelle Lawson
“Our recommendation is that all sentencing hearings may be conducted in person,” said 7th District Court Judge Michelle Lawson, chair of the council’s Other Side Workgroup. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota Judicial Branch)

Civil trial moratorium extended to mid-June

Walz’s revised budget grants judiciary $2.6 million in new money

In the latest tweak to the state judiciary’s COVID-19 response, the Judicial Council agreed Friday to keep in place its orders permitting in-person criminal jury trials.

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Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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