INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana trial courts have the flexibility to stream court docket proceedings stay on public.courts.in.gov.
As a result of pandemic, some hearings that will usually happen within the courthouse and be open to the general public are as an alternative occurring remotely.
To encourage public entry, the Indiana Supreme Courtroom is offering the trial courts with a free videoconferencing platform to webcast proceedings.
In response to the pandemic, the Supreme Courtroom issued an order in Could authorizing courts to carry distant hearings and stay stream hearings that will usually be open to the general public.
To facilitate public entry, the Indiana Supreme Courtroom’s Workplace of Know-how developed the stay stream software. It options an interactive county map and a listing of taking part courts at the moment holding stay proceedings. Roughly 85 courts have streamed to the location because the service grew to become out there in early June.
The streaming web site doesn’t enable for the hearings to be recorded or performed at a later time; the stream is a stay feed solely. The general public and media are prohibited from recording or rebroadcasting court docket proceedings.
Suggestions for attending distant court docket hearings can be found to litigants. Info on public entry to the courts is obtainable on-line together with info for attorneys and basic details about the judicial department response to the pandemic.
Contact native courts to inquire about public entry to trial court docket hearings and go to mycase.in.gov for particulars on particular circumstances.