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Rule Change 2020(24) Colorado Rules of Criminal Procedure

Rule 24. Trial Jurors

July 22, 2020


(a)–(c)(3) [NO CHANGE]
(4) At any time before trial, upon motion by a party or on its own motion, the court may declare a mistrial in a case on the ground that a fair jury pool cannot be safely assembled in that particular case due to a public health crisis or limitations brought about by such crisis. A declaration of a mistrial under this paragraph must be supported by specific findings.
(d)–(g) [NO CHANGE]
COMMITTEE COMMENT [NO CHANGE]

Amended and Adopted by the Court, En Banc, July 22, 2020, effective immediately.

By the Court:
Carlos A. Samour Jr.
Justice, Colorado Supreme Court

Official Colorado Supreme Court Rules Committees proceedings can be found at the Colorado Supreme Court Rules Committees website.

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