Restrictions: Cell Phones and other Electronic Devices

 

As a unit of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, the Bankruptcy Court observes the District Court's policy on possession of electronic devices in our federal courthouses:

Unless otherwise ordered by a presiding judge of this Court for a specific proceeding, cell phones are not allowed in the courthouses of this District, unless they are in the possession of an employee of this Court, another tenant of the courthouse or a party, attorney, or the attorney's support staff who is directly involved in litigation currently being conducted in this Court.

Unless otherwise ordered by a presiding judge of this Court for a specific proceeding, other electronic devices capable of recording, photographing, or broadcasting court proceedings are not allowed in the courthouses of this District.

The Court does not have a secured area in which these devices can be stored.