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How technology forced by COVID-19 may stick around in future court proceedings
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Hall County Assistant Public Defender Brett Willis appears on a courtroom monitor Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, during the murder plea hearing for client James Blocksom. Blocksom pleaded guilty to the February 2019 murder of Chester "Junior" Morrison near a Buford QuickTrip. - photo by Scott Rogers
Some of the technology that has become commonplace during the COVID-19 pandemic will likely have a place in courts moving forward, Hall County Superior Court Judge Clint Bearden said following the close of a murder case held partially over Zoom.