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Judge presiding over Capital Gazette shooting case lays out picture of trial under COVID

April 14, 2021

The judge presiding over the Capital Gazette murder case largely rejected legal arguments by the gunman’s lawyers Tuesday objecting to coronavirus precautions in courts statewide — and set a Friday deadline to ask for a delay on those grounds. Circuit Judge Michael Wachs said the “complicated, lengthy trial of magnitude we haven’t seen” in Anne Arundel County would play out under the coronavirus mandates instituted by Maryland’s top judge: Plexiglas barriers, masks and clear face shields as well as limited public attendance.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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