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§ 6-2001. Scope, limitations, and effective date.

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§ 6-2001. Scope, limitations, and effective date.

   Expanded news media coverage shall be permitted in the county and district courtrooms in Nebraska courts, except as otherwise provided for within these rules.

   The Nebraska Juvenile Code is founded in serving the best interests of the child through protecting privacy, nonpunitive interventions, and rehabilitative outcomes. In support thereof, expanded news media coverage is not authorized in actions pending in Nebraska's juvenile courts.

   The official record of all judicial proceedings are the exclusive duty of the official court reporters and courtroom clerks pursuant to Neb. Ct. R. § 1-201 et seq.

   Expanded news media coverage within a courtroom is prohibited by anyone other than court personnel and those authorized under these rules.

   These rules shall become effective on March 1, 2017.

§ 6-2001 adopted December 21, 2016, effective March 1, 2017.