General Order Re: Cellular Phones and Electronic Devices in Courtrooms

Thursday, May 29, 2014

In effort to increase compliance with Rule 53 and Judicial Conference policy, as well as to mitigate interference with sensitive courtroom sound equipment, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana hereby ORDERS that cellular phones, electronic tablets, personal digital assistants, and all other electronic devices capable of audio or video recording be turned off (and not simply silenced) in all courtrooms of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.  Please see the attached Order for the complete language.

 General Order Re: Cellular Phones and Electronic Devices in Courtrooms