© 2021 WBAA
712 Third St. | West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-5920
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Science & Medicine

Denver, Detroit Delay Jury Trials Until 2021

This week a judge in Denver, Colorado, suspended all jury trials there until at least January 2021. Jury trials have also been suspended until 2021 in Detroit, Michigan, and the state of Minnesota.

Host Peter O’Dowd talks Josh Landy, a defense attorney in Denver and treasurer of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, about the backlog this suspension created and what it means for the justice system.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.