Friends of Weiner School District et al v. Arkansas, State of et al

Filing 16

ORDER authorizing Kim L. Kelley, Scott P. Richardson & Jeremy C. Lasiter to bring electronic devices into the Jonesboro Courthouse on 9/15/10 for a hearing at 10:30 a.m. in this cause of action, subject to the stated rules. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 9/14/2010. (jct)

Friends of Weiner School District et al v. Arkansas, State of et al Doc. 16 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS CASE NUMBER 3:10cv00138 JMM ORDER Kim L. Kelley, Scott P. Richardson and Jeremy C. Lasiter are hereby authorized to bring a cell phone, laptop computer, or personal digital assistant into the Jonesboro courthouse on September 15, 2010, for a hearing at 10:30 a.m., subject to the following rules: (a) The devices mentioned above may not be used to record, photograph, or film anyone or anything inside the courthouse. (b) (c) Cell phones must be turned off and put away when in the courtroom. Wireless internet components of electronic devices must be deactivated when in district courtrooms. (d) Before persons with electronic devices are granted entry into the Courthouse, all devices must be examined by the United States Marshals Service or Court Security Personnel. This examination includes, but is not limited to placing the device through electronic screening machines and requiring the person possessing the device to turn the power to the device off and on. (e) The United States Marshals Service may further restrict electronic devices from entering the building should a threat assessment so dictate. A violation of paragraph (a), (b), or (c) may result in seizure of the electronic device, withdrawal of the privilege to bring an electronic device into the courthouse, or other sanctions. A violation of the prohibition on recording, photographing, or filming anyone or anything inside the courthouse may be punished as contempt of court. SIGNED this 14th day of September, 2010. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dockets.Justia.com