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Remote Arguments Will Continue Into 2021 at Supreme Court

Nov. 25, 2020, 5:08 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court will open arguments in the new year the same way it’s closing this one due to the pandemic—remotely.

Arguments will be conducted by phone—as they’ve been each sitting since May—and livestreamed, the court said Wednesday in a statement.

The decision to continue remote sessions comes as the nation and the region contend with escalating coronavirus cases.

The court remains closed to the public but open for business. The court said it would closely monitor public health guidance in determining plans for the February argument session.

The first sitting of 2021 kicks off Jan. 11 with the...

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