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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Ind. Courts - Steuben County revises cell phone ban for Courthouse

From WLKI 100.3, this brief item dated August 7th:

(ANGOLA) - Steuben County Commissioners on Monday adopted a revised ordinance covering who can bring a cell phone into the County Courthouse. Cell phones are still banned for the general public but they can be brought into the building by attorneys, judges, magistrates or by persons with written permission from a judge or magistrate. Cell phones can also be used by all courthouse employees, county commissioners, county council members, court connected employees, law enforcement personel and by anyone who a digital card key by county commissioners. The revised ordinance came at the request of Superior Court Judge William Fee. Cell phones were banned several years ago when one was used to take pictures during a contentious child custody hearing.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on August 8, 2012 10:49 AM
Posted to Indiana Courts