SDNY BOARD OF
JUDGES REVISES ITS ELECTRONIC DEVICES POLICY
Board of Judges of the United States District Court for the Southern District
of New York has revised its policy regarding the use of personal electronic
devices and general purpose computing devices. Read the new policy here. (PDF)
new policy allows members of the bar of any court, with the advance written
permission from the judge presiding and subject to security screening, to bring
one or more personal electronic devices or general purpose computing devices
into the courthouses for that trial.
who are admitted in the Southern District of New York and have a valid New York
State Office of Court Administration Secure Pass should still apply for an SDNY
Secure Pass, which permits the holder to bring a personal electronic device
into the courthouse. For more information on how to obtain a SDNY Service Pass,
visit the court’s website at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/file/forms/attorney-service-pass-application.