Camera in the Courtroom rules
The news media may make a request to have a camera in the courtroom as provided by the Missouri Supreme Court Operating Rule 16.
The Jackson County Circuit Court has a local rule, Rule 9.9, about where photographers may physically be located in the courthouses.
If your news organization would like to make a request to have a camera in the courtroom, please e-mail the Public Information Officer, Valerie Hartman, at firstname.lastname@example.org at least five days before the requested hearing or trial.
The use of electronic devices in the courtroom - including camera phones - to take photos, record video or audio is strictly prohibited.
For public information contact:
Public Information Officer
Jackson County Circuit Court
415 E. 12th Street, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64106-2706
Phone 816 881-3552
Fax 816 881-3164