Federal court business continues; jury duty postponed

RIVERSIDE -- While schools are closing and public events are being canceled due to coronavirus, federal courts in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside will remain open for business, but jury duty and criminal and civil trials will be delayed until April 13 or as otherwise ordered, it was announced today. "All civil and criminal jury trials in the Central District of California scheduled to begin during this time period are continued pending further order of the court,'' according to the court clerk. "The court may issue other orders concerning future continuances as necessary and appropriate." Court officials stressed that anyone experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough or difficulty breathing should avoid coming to the courthouse, and if "you believe you may have been exposed to c
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