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Library: Policy

340:2-28-22.1. Use of devices at hearings

Issued 9-15-20

(a) Audio or video recordings including photography, not made by an administrative law judge (ALJ) or court clerk, and broadcasting, of any type or means, during hearings is prohibited.

(b) The ALJ may:

(1) allow the use of personal phones, wireless laptops, or other electronic communication devices at his or her discretion;

(2) allow limited use of devices for a particular purpose;

(3) allow the devices to remain within the hearing room only when turned off; or

(4) prohibit such devices being physically present during a hearing.

(c) Persons violating this rule may be excused from the hearing or denied further participation in proceedings.

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