Nov 25, 2021 @ 10:19
Chief Justice to lawyers: Follow court rules, observe decorum in proceedings
Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo reminded lawyers to observe proper decorum when attending online proceedings.
The abogado’s reminder came after one government official was caught drinking alcohol during budget hearings.
Gesmundo reminded lawyers and other individuals attending online court proceedings to observe proper decorum after a government official was caught drinking alcohol during the virtual budget deliberations in the Senate. https://t.co/mWSOalHLrK
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Gesmundo said that lawyers should still wear proper attire even if they are only video conferencing. It was also instructed that non-compliance may allow judges to admonish or fine lawyers for violating basic rules.
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