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Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by Coronavirus Disease

Monday, March 16, 2020

This General Order is being issued in response to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the well-documented concerns surrounding this virus. The President of the United States has declared a public health emergency in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus and the Governor of the State of Alaska has declared a public health emergency throughout the state. In order to protect public health through the aim of reducing the size of public gatherings, as well as balancing the fair administration of justice, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that unless a separate effective date is otherwise indicated in this order, effective Monday, March 16, 2020:

Miscellaneous General Order 20-6