"This Just In" piece updating a recent Portland Phoenix story reporting that a M
"This Just In" piece updating a recent Portland Phoenix story reporting that a Maine judge had issued an unwritten order barring people for taking pictures of court documents. The practice is a popular tactic among reporters and members of the public who want to avoid the expense of buying official copies of documents. Last week, a memo went out to all Maine court clerks re-authorizing the practice. Though there has been no formal change of policy, Maine Chief Justice Leigh Saufley says the courts will soon finalize new rules regarding using cameras in courtrooms during proceedings, The two topics are related because because the no-cameras-in-courtrooms rule at the moment bars cameras from entering courthouse buildings at all.
Clerks of court, Photography, Courthouses
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