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LASC orders La. courts to take precautions against COVID-19

Today the Louisiana Supreme Court issued an order to all Louisiana courts to take concrete steps toward reducing the risk of exposure to the coronavirus. To download a copy of today’s order, follow this link. Under today’s order, Louisiana courts must do the following things (among others):

  • "take immediate measures to limit access to courtrooms and other spaces, with absolute minimum physical contact, to practice social distancing and limit court activity to only the essential functions ..."
  • "follow all guidelines issued by the Center[s] for Disease Control, the President and the Governor ..."
  • conduct all essential court functions by video and telephone conferencing when possible
  • conduct essential criminal matters by video or telephone conferencing "with increased frequency to alleviate potential overcrowding of jails ..."

To read the rest of the order, follow this link.


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