Prospective NC Juror Jailed For Refusing To Wear A Mask

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Former Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg departs from the courtroom in Manhattan Supreme Court on August 18, 2022 in New York City. Weisselberg has agreed to plead guilty to 15 felonies, admitting that he conspired with Mr. Trump's company to avoid paying taxes. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Gregory Hahn, a prospective juror in a North Carolina court, had to spend 24 hours in jail for refusing to wear a mask. 
  • Hahn, 47, was found in contempt of court and booked without bond by North Carolina Superior Court Judge Charles Gilchrist.
  • North Carolina’s statewide mask mandate for most indoor settings was lifted more than a year ago, but Gilchrist is the only judge who still enforces it in the courthouse.


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