Allen v. Morris

Filing 123

ORDER authorizing Bryan Hosto and John H. Allen to bring electronic devices into the Courthouse for the trial on 8/16/10. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 8/11/10. (vjt)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION JOHN A. ALLEN v. NO. 4:93cv00398 BSM DEFENDANTS PLAINTIFF MONROE COUNTY, ARKANSAS, et al ORDER Bryan Hosto and John H. Allen are hereby authorized to bring a cell phone, laptop computer, or personal digital assistant into the Richard Sheppard Arnold Courthouse in Little Rock on Monday, August 16, 2010, 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 devise 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 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 11th day of August, 2010. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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