The ongoing pandemic has shuttered courthouse doors. But Justice of the Peace Nicholas Chu has found a workaround, a trial by jury via Zoom. “This is the first in our nation doing a trial by zoom on a criminal case and this is also the first time we are doing a trial probably in the world in terms of a binding trial like this,” said Judge Nicholas Chu, Precinct 5.
Travis County to hold possibly the nation’s first virtual jury trial
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