Adam Klasfeld+ Your Authors @KlasfeldReports Reporter, @CourthouseNews: NYC+Int’l. RTs=What's it to ya? adam[at]adamklasfeld[dot]com PGP Fingerprint: F427 EE3B 6F05 E5D5 785B 775B 2C74 683C 219D 91DC Mar. 16, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

For now, Southern District courts remain open, but several federal judges have been issuing orders today in various cases switching proceedings to telephone and video conferences.

There's are just a sampling of several similar orders like these issued TODAY in SDNY.

"On March 13, 2020, the Southern District of New York issued a Standing Order continuing all civil and criminal jury trials set to begin before April 27, 2020."

Order continuing a federal trial in an employment civil rights case against New York City.

In addition to SDNY's standing order continuing all civil and criminal jury trials slated before April 27, there are a flood of orders today adjourning cases or switching to teleconferences.

Halfway through a spreadsheet of them, it's clear:

SDNY seems to be grinding to a halt.

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