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Judge Getty: Backlog of Cases Emphasizes Importance of Jury Duty

October 8th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

In the second part of our series with Chief Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Getty, we focus on the need for summoned citizens to show up for juiry duty.

Judge Getty tells us that the glut of cases needing to be heard has put a strain on all parts of the judicial system, from the calendar to the clerks, along with the judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys…

Judge Getty tells us that although fellow Judge Timothy Finan retired at the end of August, he has yet to miss a day of work, and will continue to be available to hear cases.