Optimism in East Texas

By on January 19, 2021

We return now to Judge Amos Mazzant’s federal courtroom in Sherman, Texas. COVID-19 caused a mistrial last year, when jurors, lawyers and court staff become infected mid-trial. We covered it, most recently, here.

Judge Mazzant has reset the jury trial for March 8, 2021. The trial date will either represent a return to normalcy or misplaced optimism.

Time will tell. If it occurs, the two-week trial will overlap with the anniversary of the national shutdown.

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