Tedder v. American Railcar Industries Inc
ORDER authorizing Stephen Strauss, Stefani Rothermel & Robert Thompson to bring electronic devices into the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Jonesboro beginning Monday, April 9, 2012, and each day thereafter until the trial is completed in this case, subject to the stated rules. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 4/5/2012. (jct)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CASE NO. 3:09CV00186 BSM
AMERICAN RAILCAR INDUSTRIES, INC.
Stephen Strauss, Stefani Rothermel and Robert Thompson are hereby authorized to
bring a cell phone, laptop computer, or personal digital assistant into the United States
Federal Courthouse in Jonesboro beginning Monday, April 9, 2012, and each day thereafter
until the trial is completed in the above styled case, subject to the following rules:
The devices mentioned above may not be used to record, photograph, or film
anyone or anything inside the courthouse.
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.
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 devise through electronic screening machines and requiring the person
possessing the device to turn the power to the device off and on.
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 devices,
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.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 5th day of April 2012.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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