Category: CJA04-0401.01

Code of Judicial Administration – Comment Period Closes September 24, 2020

CJA04-0202.02. Records Classification (AMEND). Minor’s names will be public in stalking injunctions. Reflects current practice.

CJA06-0507. Court Visitor (NEW). New rule outlining the appointment and role of court visitors, and establishing a process for review of court visitor reports.

CJA03-0407. Accounting (AMEND). Clarifies that “bail” refers to “monetary bail.” Amends examples of trust accounts to reflect the most common fund types.

CJA04-0609. Procedure for obtaining fingerprints and Offense Tracking Numbers on defendants who have not been booked in jail (AMEND). Clarifies that “bail” means release.

CJA010-01-0404. Attendance and assistance of prosecutors in criminal proceedings (AMEND). Clarifies that “bail” refers to “monetary bail.”

CJA04-0401.01. Electronic media coverage of court proceedings (AMEND). Clarifies that the rule applies to viewing proceedings by remote transmission. Eliminates the requirement for pool coverage. Any media who register may attend. Electronic access may be terminated for violations of the rule.

CJA04-0401.02. Possession and use of portable electronic devices (AMEND). Defines court proceedings. Prohibits individuals from recording or photographing remote proceedings.

 

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CJA 04-0401.01. Electronic media coverage of court proceedings. Amend. Provides a presumption of electronic media coverage in court proceedings where the predominant purpose of the coverage is journalism or dissemination of news to the public. Provides that all requests for electronic media coverage must come through the court’s public information office. Requires that news reporters providing pool coverage shall promptly share their files with other news reporters and that news reporters must be willing and able to share their files to be approved to provide coverage.

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CJA 03-0306. Language access in the courts. Amend. Removes the Registered II designation, so that there is only one Registered level for court interpreters, rather than two. Makes minor technical changes.
CJA 04-0401.01. Electronic media coverage of court proceedings. Amend. Changes the definition of news reporter, removes the presumption of electronic media coverage in cases classified as private, and adds a factor for judges to consider when determining whether the presumption has been overcome. Effective April 28, 2014 under CJA 2-205. Subject to change after the comment period.
CJA 04-0902. Limited scope investigation of domestic issues. New. Provides a process for the court to appoint a custody evaluator to investigate select issues in a domestic case than completing a full custody evaluation.

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