Oral Arguments are happening now. View them on the web or via Mobile App on iPhone / iPad or Android (4.0+).

You are here

§ 6-1401. Conduct in the courtroom.

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

   All statements and communications by counsel will be clearly and audibly made from the counsel table. While court is in session, counsel shall not leave their places at the counsel table for a conference at the bench unless permitted by the judge to do so. Counsel shall address witnesses, other counsel, and prospective jurors by their surnames. Counsel shall not comment on answers given by witnesses. Arguments by counsel shall be addressed to the court and not to each other. Counsel shall orally identify themselves on the record in open court.

Rule 1 amended September 1991. Renumbered and codified as § 6-1401, effective July 18, 2008.

Supreme Court Rules

This page was last modified on Monday, November 5, 2012