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April 18, 2016

Media Advisory:
  Pre-Trial Motions Hearing for State of Maryland v. Edward Nero and
State of Maryland v. Brian Rice on April 20, 2016


A pre-trial motions hearing in State of Maryland v. Edward Nero and State of Maryland v. Brian Rice regarding:

State’s Motion to Compel a Witness to Testify Pursuant to Section 9-123 of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article

The Hon. Barry G. Williams, presiding judge

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 2 p.m.

Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Courthouse East
111 N. Calvert Street, Courtroom 234
Baltimore, MD 21202

Editor’s Note:

A limited amount of courtroom seating will be reserved for media representatives during the pre-trial motions hearing.  Media representatives who registered for the Porter trial do not need to register again for this pre-trial motions hearing.  Media seats in the courtroom will be reserved on a first-come, first-served, one media representative per media outlet basis until the reserved space is filled.  Media representatives must arrive by 12:30 p.m. in order to be seated.

Photography and videography are prohibited inside of the courthouse.

A designated media room will be provided, where electronic devices may be used.  All media interviews must be conducted outside of the courthouse.  Photography and videography are prohibited in the media room.

Wi-Fi is not available in the courthouse.  Media representatives should bring their own Wi-Fi connection devices.

Parking will be prohibited around the courthouse.  Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced.

All media representatives should read the Security/Media Protocol Order (Pre-trial Motions) to learn about the processes and procedures in effect during the pre-trial motions hearing, as well as the Maryland Judiciary’s policy on Cell Phones, Other Electronic Devices, and Cameras in Court Facilities.  No audio or video recording or transmitting equipment, including cameras, shall be permitted inside of the courthouse, except as permitted in the Security/Media Protocol Order.

Copies of filings made in this case after September 14, 2015, are posted to the Baltimore City Circuit Court High Profile Cases webpage.


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