Now that media cameras may be appearing in certain courtrooms at 26th and California under the new Extended Media Coverage pilot program, attorneys will want to attend the informational presentation, “Courtroom Cameras Pilot Program – Guidelines for Participants.”
The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Jury Assembly Room of the Leighton Criminal Court Administration Building, 2650 S. California Ave., 3rd floor and is hosted by Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans and Presiding Judge Paul P. Biebel, Jr.
The February 5 event will discuss the nuts and bolts of the court’s EMC Pilot Program which permits the use of media cameras and audio recording devices in Criminal Division courtrooms at Leighton an experimental, case by case basis. Included among the topics that attorneys will learn about are who may object to EMC, which types of proceedings are prohibited and who the participants are.
The presenter for “Courtroom Cameras Pilot Program – Guidelines for Participants” is Stephen Brandt, Acting Director of Legal Research for the Office of the Chief Judge. The presentation is open to all attorneys practicing in the Criminal Division courtrooms at the Leighton Criminal Court Building.
To reserve a seat, please call or email Rose Mary Marasso at (312) 603-6553 and email@example.com. For information on the courtroom cameras pilot program, go to www.cookcountycourt.org, select “Media” then “Extended Media Coverage.”