Dixon judge lays down the law: no more cell-phone use in court
By: Caryn Tamber Daily Record Legal Affairs WriterNovember 19, 2009
After a week and a half of reporters sending Twitter updates from Mayor Sheila A. Dixon’s trial using their cell phones, the judge in the case issued a stern reminder Thursday that the practice is forbidden.
“You should not be using any electronic device or cell phone in the courtroom,” Visiting Judge Dennis M. Sweeney said. ...