Rule 5073-1

PHOTOGRAPHING, BROADCASTING, AND TELEVISING IN COURTROOMS AND ENVIRONS

     The taking of photographs and the use of recording devices in a courtroom or its environs, except by officials of the Court in the conduct of the Court's business, and radio or television broadcasting from a courtroom or its environs, during the progress of, or in connection with, judicial proceedings or otherwise, whether or not the Court is actually in session, are prohibited.

Comment

     This rule is derived from Former Local Bankruptcy Rule 35 and is an adaptation of Civil Rule 1.8 of the Local District Rules. This rule extends the District Court's restrictions to all bankruptcy courtrooms in this district, including those located in White Plains and Poughkeepsie.