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United States v. Allen, 34 F. 4th 789 (9th Cir. 2022)

Date Enacted: May 2022
Country: United States
Region: North America

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reviewed a district court decision that, “at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, prohibited members of the public from attending the defendant’s suppression hearing and trial and rejected the defendant’s request for video-streaming of the proceeding.” The Appeals Court found “that the court’s COVID protocols in this case violated the defendant’s public trial right.”