Six-week delay likely to add to record backlog

Nick Clark
By Nick Clark
Updated January 6 2022 - 8:41am, first published 5:30am
COVID-19's blow to jury trials

Supreme Court jury trials have been postponed for at least six weeks because of the risk of jurors contracting COVID-19, despite a record backlog of cases.

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Nick Clark

Nick Clark

Journalist

I am the Supreme and Magistrates Court reporter for the Examiner for the past 18 months. My journalism career has clicked over 30 years and encompasses four different spells at Tasmanian newspapers.