Supreme Issues Guidance for Jury Trials

As the Kentucky court system continues to adapt to the COVID-19 crisis, the KY Supreme Court recently issued Administrative Order 2020-40 providing guidance for jury trials, issues related to grand jury proceedings and other topics.  This is another in an ongoing series of orders impacting how and when Kentucky courts handle cases.

  • Jury trials shall be postponed and rescheduled for no sooner than August 1, 2020.
  • Grand jury proceedings may begin effective June 1, 2020.

There are other important points contained in Administrative Order 2020-40.  You can read the entire order by clicking this link: