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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

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County Courts Seek Virtual 'Law Library'


March 30, 2022

About two years ago, Cheyenne County added technology necessary to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.

The new technology allowed the county and district courts to continue remotely. Inmates or defendants could make an appearance for a court procedure by a secure Zoom type of conference, and likewise Judge Derek Weimer admitted he held court remotely from his home while recovering from COVID.

“Our court rooms are right where they need to be,” he said. “I would put our court up against any of them” in the state.

In the March 21 meeting of the Cheyenne County Commissioners, Judge Weimer...

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