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Rule VI. Courtroom Procedures

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   All parties and their counsel shall be present in the courtroom and prepared to proceed at the hour set for hearing by the Court. Counsel shall examine witnesses and address the Court from the counsel's table and shall not approach the bench or witness stand while the Court is in session without first obtaining permission of the Court. Witnesses and parties shall be referred to and addressed by their surnames unless the age or other circumstances makes it appropriate to use the first name. Only one counsel for each party shall examine a witness or make objections during the testimony of such witness. In the discretion of the security officers, upon order of the Court, any person may be subjected to a search of his or her person for possession of any weapons, destructive device, or components thereof.
 
Adopted March 31, 1995.

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