Bloomberg Law
Nov. 14, 2020, 12:09 AM

More Positive Tests as Covid Disrupts Federal Trial in Texas

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

At least six people involved in a federal jury trial in Texas have now tested positive for Covid-19, pushing back resumption of the case until month’s end.

The attorneys for both parties joined a telephone conference with Judge Amos L. Mazzant of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Sherman on Friday to discuss the status of the civil trial that was halted this week and now postponed until Nov. 30.

A public transcript of the call revealed that Michael Ernest Richardson, a partner at Beck Redden in Houston who represents the defendant, was among ...

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