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Court Enacts New Electronic Device Restrictions

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Chief Judge Tanya Walton Pratt announced that, with the approval of the judges and the Facility Security Committee of the Southern District of Indiana, effective August 2, 2021, all courthouses in the Southern District of Indiana will enact new restrictions on electronic devices. Specifically, people will be required to power off and secure electronic devices before entering the federal courthouses in Indianapolis, Evansville, New Albany, and Terre Haute. Full details of this policy may be found in General Order 2021-19. Members of the media who wish to obtain an exemption from the policy may do so using this form. A press release can be accessed here