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MGO 20-09 CVB Hearings Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by Coronavirus Disease

Friday, March 20, 2020

MGO 20-09

ThisGeneral Order is being issued in response to the developing outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and in conjunction with the Court’s March 16, 2020, Miscellaneous General Order 20-6 which limited in-Court appearances and continued all jury matters.
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 effective Friday, March 20, 2020:

FAIRBANKS
All court appearances on Central Violation Bureau (CVB) matters currently scheduled during the month of March in Fairbanks are continued until May 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the previously scheduled location.

All court appearances on Central Violation Bureau (CVB) matters currently scheduled during the month of April in Fairbanks are continued until June 2, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the previously scheduled location.

All court appearances on Central Violation Bureau (CVB) matters currently
scheduled during the month of May in Fairbanks are continued until June 15, 2020 at
10:00 a.m. at the previously scheduled location.

ANCHORAGE
All court appearances on Central Violation Bureau (CVB) matters currently
scheduled during the month of April in Anchorage are continued until June 2, 2020 at
2:00 p.m. the previously scheduled location.

All court appearances on Central Violation Bureau (CVB) matters currently
scheduled during the month of May in Anchorage are continued until June 23, 2020 at
2:00 p.m. at the previously scheduled location.

JUNEAU
All court appearances on Central Violation Bureau (CVB) matters currently
scheduled during the month of May in Juneau are continued until June 23, 2020 at
2:00 p.m.at the previously scheduled location.

DATED this 20th day of March, 2020

/s/ Timothy M. Burgess
Hon. Timothy M. Burgess
Chief United States District Judge