Cameras in the Courtroom Rule Revised, Renumbered
On January 1, 2007, revisions in the California Rules of Court renumbered
several commonly used rules, including the former Rule 980, relating to media
coverage of courtroom proceedings. The former Rule 980 is now Rule 1.150 and is
available by clicking on the "Cameras in the Courtroom" link on the left-side
Procedures for filing requests to photograph in courtrooms are unchanged. The
renumbered forms (now called MC-500 and MC-510) are available by clicking on
the "Cameras in the Courtroom" link on the left-side navigation bar.
As in the past, all pages of forms MC-500 and MC-510 should be completed and
faxed to the Public Information Office at (213) 621-7642 for consideration by
Media outlets with questions about the Court should contact:
Los Angeles Superior Court Public Information Office at (213) 974-5227.