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The Superior Court of California County of Sonoma



4/28/2020First Amended Omnibus General Order of the Presiding Judge Re Court Operations

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3/16/2020 –  Notice from the Clerk of the Court regarding COVID-19 Local Emergency

3/16/2020 –  PRESS RELEASE – Sonoma County Superior Court Closure due to COVID-19 Local Emergency

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3/16/2020Due to the Court Closure, all Traffic trials, Further proceedings (Adult & Juvenile). Motion hearings and Juvenile araignments have been canceled effective March 16, 2020 until further notice. Notices will be sent regarding new court dates once court operations resume.

3/16/2020Clerk’s Notice Regarding Jurors

Due to the Court Closure, Jury service has been deferred for all potential jurors who have been summoned to appear for jury service between March 16, 2020 until further notice.

Empaneled jurors currently assigned to a courtroom will be contacted

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U.S. Supreme Court to consider limiting reach of computer fraud law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether to limit the type of conduct that can be prosecuted under a federal computer fraud law in a case it took up on Monday involving a former Georgia police officer convicted after agreeing to investigate whether a purported local stripper was an undercover cop.

FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., as seen on September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

    The justices will hear Nathan Van Buren’s appeal of his conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for conducting a search of law enforcement records to dig up information for an acquaintance who gave him cash in return while serving as a police sergeant in the city of Cumming.

    Van Buren was convicted in 2017 on two federal charges arising from an FBI sting operation two years earlier and was sentenced to 18 months

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