Judiciary Postpones Resumption of Jury Trials Through End of Year

Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Center (Source photo by James Gardner)
Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Center (Source file photo by James Gardner)

Administrator of Courts Regina Petersen advises the public that pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2020-0019 issued by the Supreme Court, the judiciary has postponed the resumption of jury trials in the courts of the Virgin Islands until Dec. 31.

The judiciary will reconvene the COVID-19 Task Force for recommendations to be issued to the Supreme Court on or before Dec. 15 for a plan to resume jury trials.

The judiciary reminds its employees and the public to continue to follow guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the V.I. Department of Health. Remain vigilant in social distancing and wear masks in public.

For more information, contact:

Regina Petersen, Administrator of Courts

Judicial Branch of the Virgin Islands

P.O. Box 590

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00804

Fax: 774‐2258  TTY: 693-4118

774‐2258  TTY: 693-4118

[email protected]