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Districts Included: Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania, Western District of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands

Same Procedures Apply to the District Courts? Yes

Allows Cameras? No
Exceptions: None

Audio or Video Webcast? Yes
Media Guide Available? No
Allows Cell Phones to Record Video? No

According to the Judicial Conference of the United States and Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 53, members of the media may not record or broadcast video from Third Circuit proceedings. Members of the media and the public can access oral argument audio and video recordings on the Third Circuit website.

Links: Authority
Judicial Conference Committee Federal Pilot March 2016 Report
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 53, pg 64: Courtroom Photographing and Broadcasting Prohibited

Links: Other
Third Circuit Oral Argument Video Recordings
Third Circuit Oral Argument Audio Recordings
Third Circuit YouTube Oral Argument Livestream

Last edited: December 14, 2022