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Ongoing Coronavirus Updates
July 9 Press Release
Courts in 3rd, 9th and 10th Judicial Districts Begin Phase 4 of Return to In-Person Operations
July 8 Podcast
Access and Inclusivity in the Workplace: Interview with Court Employee David Whalen
July 7 Press Release
Grand Juries to Resume in NYC; NYC Courts Expand In-Person Proceedings
June 30 Press Release
Upstate Courts to Begin Phase 4 of Return to In-Person Operations
June 24 Press Release
Courts in 3rd, 9th and 10th Judicial Districts Enter Phase 3 of Return to In-Person Operations
June 23 Press Release
New Queens County Administrative Judge Named
June 23 Press Release
NYC Courts Begin Phase 2 of Return to In-Person Operations
June 18 Updated guidance regarding commercial and residential eviction proceedings effective June 20
June 18 News Advisory
Courts' Administrative Board Approves Rule Changes Governing Professional Conduct of Attorneys
June 17 Press Release
Chief Judge Names Commission to Develop Comprehensive Vision for Court System of the Future
June 16 Press Release
Courts in 5 Upstate Judicial Districts Begin Phase 3 of Return to In-Person Operations
June 12 News Advisory
Filing of Retainer and Closing Statements, 1st and 2nd Depts.
June 11 Press Release
Chief Judge Names Chair to Lead NY Justice Task Force in Examining Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System
June 11 Press Release
Courts in 3rd, 9th and 10th Judicial Districts Begin Phase 2 of Return to In-Person Operations
June 9 Press Release
Chief Judge Announces Independent Review of Court System Policies, Practices in Ongoing Efforts to Advance Equal Justice
June 9

Press Release
NYC Courts Begin Gradual Return to In-Person Operations

June 2 Press Release
Upstate Courts Begin Phase 2 of Return to In-Person Operations
May 26 Press Release
Courts in Mid-Hudson, Long Island Begin Return to In-Person Operations
May 20 Press Release
Courts in Western NY, Capital Region Begin Return to In-Person Operations
May 19 Press Release:
NYC Housing Judges to Conduct Virtual Conferences in Pending Eviction Cases
May 14 Press Release:
NY’s Surrogate’s Courts Prepare for Influx of COVID-Related Cases
May 13 Press Release:
Court System Begins Return to In-Person Courthouse Operations
Apr. 13 Press Release:
Virtual Courts Expanded Beyond Essential Matters
Apr. 06 Press Release:
Virtual Courts Up and Running Statewide
Apr. 03 Press Release:
Virtual Court Operations Commence in Third Judicial District
Apr. 02 Press Releases:
Virtual Court Operations Commence in: 4th Judicial District | 8th Judicial District | 9th Judicial District
Mar. 29 Press Release: Virtual Court Operations to Commence This Week in Suffolk County, Seventh and Fifth Judicial Districts
Mar. 22 Press Release: Virtual Court Operations Begin Midweek in NYC
Mar. 13 Annual Report of the Chief Administrator
Feb. 26 The State of Our Judiciary, 2020
Feb. 19 New Administrative Judge Named in Bronx County
Feb. 10 NYS Court System Seeks Applicants for Court Officers Statewide
Feb. 07 Appellate Term Appointments Announced
Jan. 29 Capital Review Board Meeting for February 5th
Jan. 08 Governor Supports Chief Judge's Efforts to Simplify State's Trial Court Structure

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