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Cuyahoga County Justice System

  • Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas held its first day of expanded hearings this Saturday. The unprecedented weekend hearings were part of an effort to prepare in case of an outbreak of coronavirus in the jail. There will be extra hearings at the Justice Center through Thursday of this week. According to court officials, the goal is to bring the average daily population at the jail down by 200. Administrative Judge Brendan Sheehan said 38 court cases were resolved Saturday that would have waited until at least Monday.
  • Local law students are getting a new insight into the Cuyahoga County justice system thanks to the latest season of "Serial." A new Cleveland State…