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Short Update: Remote justice trials in Irish courts

FairTrialsAdmin - April 29, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, Remote Justice

Although Irish lower courts are continuing to hear criminal cases in person, the appeal courts are trialing remote hearings and jury trials have been adjourned for the time being.  

In a statement delivered on 20 April, the Irish Chief Justice suggested that physical trials were continuing because of a lack of existing technological base in Ireland across the courts and the requirement of urgency.  

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