83.9 Provisions for Special Orders in Widely Publicized and Sensational Cases

In a widely publicized or sensational case, the court, sua sponte or on motion of either party, may issue a special order governing matters such as extrajudicial statements by parties and witnesses likely to interfere with the conduct of a fair trial by an impartial jury, the seating and conduct in the courtroom of spectators and news media representatives, the management and sequestration of jurors and witnesses, and any other matters which the court deems appropriate.

(Formerly LR 83.8 renumbered to 83.9 12/1/13)