Local Rule Re: Cameras in Court
LOCAL RULES OF THE UNITED STATES
DISTRICT COURTS FOR THE NORTHERN
AND SOUTHERN DISTRICTS OF IOWA
Revised January 1, 2008
As Further Amended August 23, 2011
To facilitate participation in the Cameras Pilot Project by the Southern District of Iowa, the following paragraph has been adopted as part of Local Rule 83.4 of the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa on August 23, 2011, and approved by the Circuit Council September 28, 2011.
LR 83.4 AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDING, RADIO, TELEVISION,
PHOTOGRAPHY, COMMUNICATION DEVICES, AND COMPUTERS
f. Limited Exception for Pilot Program in Southern District. In the Southern District there is a limited exception to the ban on recording and publication of district court proceedings as set forth in this rule for district judges participating in a pilot program established by the Judicial Conference of the United States in September 2010 (JCUS-SEP 10, pp. 3-4) to evaluate the effect of cameras in district court courtrooms, of video recordings of proceedings therein, and of publication of such video recordings.
Any recording and publication conducted pursuant t o the pilot program must comply with the program guidelines issued by the Judicial Conference Committee on Court Administration and Case Management, pursuant to the pilot program (available at www.uscourts.gov ).