Re: State v. Michael S.
The arraignment in this case is
scheduled for February 21, 2001 at 10 a.m. in Courtroom B at GA 1 Courthouse, 115 Hoyt
Street in Stamford.
The following media organizations submitted
timely requests for seats in the abovementioned case. All of the organizations that
requested seating will be accommodated.
WBZ-4, CBS Boston
The Hartford Courant
The New York Times-Connecticut Bureau
The Boston Globe
WCBS Radio-Connecticut Bureau
New York Post
Connecticut Law Tribune
New Haven Register
WHDH-TV Boston Ch. 7
Christine Cornell - Sketch Artist
WNYW Fox 5 New York
NBC Network News
WCVB-TV 5 Boston
ABC News Radio New York
The Advocate - Stamford
WPRI-TV 12 Providence
WFXT Fox 25 Boston
WBZ News Radio Boston
Daily News New York
WTIC TV Fox 61
1010WINS Radio New York
Extra Entertainment Magazine
WPIX 11 WB Network New York
Fox News Channel, New York
Associated Press - Stamford bureau
WSHU National Public Radio
Jane Rosenberg - Sketch Artist
WTIC News Talk 1080
Connecticut Radio Network
New England Cable News-Connecticut Bureau
The arraignment will be held promptly at 10 a.m. on
Wednesday, February 21, 2001. News professionals are asked to report to the courthouse no
later than 8:45 a.m. Representatives of the press must take their seats in the courtroom
no later than 9:50 a.m.
Instructions for satellite truck parking will be posted on
the website Tuesday morning.
The courtroom is on the first floor of the building. There is
no onsite parking. Directions to the courthouse are available at our website www.jud.ct.gov. MetroNorth has frequent trains
from Grand Central Station to Stamford and there are cabs and a city shuttle bus available
at the station.
The Connecticut Practice Book does not allow the
broadcasting, televising, recording or photographing of court proceedings by news media
for proceedings that take place before the jury has been sworn in and, in non-jury cases,
before the swearing in of the first witness.
The use of laptop computers is permitted as long as use does
not disturb the court proceedings. Cell phones and pagers must be muted in the courtroom
and any calls must be made or received outside of the courtroom.
Please note that the Judicial Branch will be closed on
Monday, February 19 in recognition of Washington's birthday.
In case of inclement weather or any changes in the scheduling
of this matter, notices will be posted on the website and faxed to the media. The media
should be alert to possible scheduling changes. Please check our website at http://www.jud.ct.gov for updates.
Remember, no cameras, recording devices, food or drinks are
permitted in the building. The marshals will not permit entry to anyone having any of
these items with them.
Please refer all inquires to Ginny Apple, Manager of
Communications, for the Connecticut Judicial Branch, 860-757-2270.