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COVID-19 and the courts: A resource guide for judges

The Bolch Judicial Institute is compiling a list of available resources on maintaining court operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation is constantly developing, we will be continually updating and adding to the resources below. Please email us any additional suggestions to

Court Closures, Restrictions, and General Guidance

Video and Virtual Meeting Policies and Tips 

State Court Administrative Notices and Orders

  • Pandemic related administrative orders (
    Offers a sample of court administrative orders sorted by topic, including restricting or ending jury trials, restricting entrance to courts, requiring teleconferencing, suspension of in-person proceedings, alterations to domestic violence protection orders, and prisoner and defendant release orders, etc. 

International Court Responses