Bloomberg Law
Dec. 15, 2020, 4:38 PMUpdated: Dec. 15, 2020, 7:51 PM

U.S. District Courts to Test Live Audio Streaming on YouTube (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Thirteen U.S. district courts will test live streaming audio in certain civil proceedings on YouTube as part of a two-year pilot program in the federal judiciary.

The streaming will be in civil cases of public interest where the parties consent and excludes trials and proceedings involving jurors, witnesses, and classified materials, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts said Tuesday. The pilot will exclude criminal proceedings.

Two of the participating courts have already live streamed audio during the pandemic and the rest will start in February 2021. The courts volunteered to be part of the pilot and additional courts ...

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