MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The coronavirus pandemic is changing the way our courts operate.

Jury selection got underway on Monday via Zoom in Miami-Dade court’s virtual trial pilot program. The process was live-streamed on their website.

Miami-Dade is one of five circuits in the state that are piloting this technology.

The virtual hearings begin on Tuesday with opening statements before deliberations and a verdict on Wednesday.

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