Required of All Persons Attending Court
Comportamiento que se exige de todos los que estén presentes en la sala de justicia
The dignity of the Court is to be respected and maintained at all times.
Everyone in the courtroom, unless physically challenged, must rise when the judge enters and remain standing until the presiding judge invites everyone to be seated. Similarly, when court adjourns, everyone stands in place until the judge is no longer visible.
All cellular telephones must be silenced. No texting.
No food and/or drinks.
No inappropriate attire, including sunglasses, shorts, tank tops, sleeveless shirts, T-shirts, low pants with underwear showing, and/or inappropriate “message” shirts.
No hats or head coverings including scarves and bandanas will be worn in the courtroom unless such items are for a religious purpose.
No gestures, facial expressions, or sounds indicating approval or disapproval of a ruling by the Court or a comment of a witness.
No weapons. Court security officers and Court staff are authorized to open and inspect any item carried into the courtroom.
Doorways and passageways should be kept clear at all times.