Legal processes recommence in Texas with Zoom virtual jury trial

On Monday, Texas conducted what is believed to be the first digitally held jury trial on Zoom.If you have jury duty in Texas, a global pandemic may not be enough to get you out of it. On Monday, the Collin County District Court held a jury trial over Zoom, which was streamed live to YouTube. This one-day trial lasted just over an hour and a half. Over this time, the jurors listened to both sides of a case and delivered a non-binding verdict. Each party has the day of Tuesday to meditate on the matter and negotiate a settlement.While this type of hearing will doubtlessly keep those involved saf…

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