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Effective November 22, 2021, the wearing of face masks is required for all court employees under the supervision and authority of the President Judge, or an individuals entering any courtroom or court facility under the supervision and authority of the President Judge, including all Magisterial District Court, the office of Court Administration, the Domestic Relations Building, and the offices of Adult Probation and Pretrial Services, unless fully vaccinated, pursuant to Administrative Order 2021-20.

Pursuant to CDC guidelines residents, employees and visitors to the Northampton County Juvenile Justice Center, including juvenile detention and treatment, must wear masks irrespective of vaccination status. Irrespective of vaccination status, all individuals who enter a courtroom in which a resident of the Juvenile Justice Center and/or treatment center is present must wear a mask.

More information is available on our
Judicial Emergency Orders and COVID-19 Information page.

Evidence: What is it?

There is nothing mysterious about evidence. It is the information that you use in reaching your verdict. But not all information is considered evidence and allowed in court.

There are specific legal rules which govern what information a jury may receive and consider. Each attorney has the right to object to the admission of certain information if he or she believes that it is not proper for consideration. The judge acts as the gatekeeper and, depending on interpretation of the law, rules either for or against the objecting lawyer. This process assures you will hear and see only the information that you legally are allowed to consider in reaching your verdict. The judge is not acting arbitrarily, but is merely applying the rules of evidence as he or she understands them. Do not be swayed by the actions or arguments of the attorneys or the rulings on evidence by the judge. Your job is to decide if the evidence which is admitted is believable and how much weight to give it.

More Information for Jurors
About Jury Service in Northampton County
Jury Service FAQ
Juror Questionnaire
How Jurors are Selected
The Trial & Trial Procedure
Conduct of Jurors During a Trial
What is Evidence?
The Difference Between Civil and Criminal Cases

The Jury Clerk's Office will be able to get jurors answers or information not provided on this website. Call 610-829-6730.

Tracking address: Tracking code - do not email: crt20-ccajci@shom.nccpa.org (do not email this address - tracking purposes only)