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Administrative Order No. 2020-14 provides that the return “to more normal work practices” will involve “meeting various benchmarks based on local public health data as public facilities gradually phase in operations,” and “courts must adhere to the phased return to operations as determined by policy guidelines established by the State Court Administrative Office.” The order sets out several conditions that must be included in any policy, and the “conditions remain in effect until further order of the Court.” AO 2020-14. Additionally, the Court published a policy guide setting out a “phased approach” for “courts statewide [to] return to full capacity on their own timelines,” and “designed to assist court leaders in developing a planning and response cycle driven by local community health data and trends.” Return to Full Capacity: COVID-19 Guidelines for Michigan’s Judiciary.

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