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§ 1-201. Recording or broadcasting criminal proceedings prohibited

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Procedure

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 1-201
§ 1-201. Recording or broadcasting criminal proceedings prohibited
Application to trials, hearings, motions, or arguments
(a)(1) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person may not record or broadcast any criminal matter, including a trial, hearing, motion, or argument, that is held in trial court or before a grand jury.
(2) This prohibition applies to the use of television, radio, and photographic or recording equipment.
Electronic or photographic equipment approved by court
(b) Subsection (a) of this section does not apply to the use of electronic or photographic equipment approved by the court:
(1) to take the testimony of a child victim under § 11-303 of this article; or
(2) to perpetuate a court record.
Contempt of court for violations of section
(c) A person who violates this section may be held in contempt of court.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 10, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
Formerly Art. 27, § 467B.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 1-201, MD CRIM PROC § 1-201
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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