And you should leave your phone at home, too. Violators will be kicked out of the courtroom. District Court clerk Jeffrey Colwell was clear during a media briefing on Thursday: This is a federal court case, not a concert, and people are expected to behave accordingly. The courthouse closes at 6 p.m. The overflow room will open Monday afternoon if you want to watch lawyers for both sides ask potential jurors questions. There’s a blanket ban on banners, signs and posters in the courthouse. People are not allowed to come and go. for passes.)
Swift and Mueller may be in the courtroom on Monday, but they are not required to appear until Tuesday. Taylor Swift performs to a sold out crowd June 2, 2013 during her Red Tour stop in Denver at Pepsi Center. Swift is countersuing the host, David Mueller, claiming assault and battery. The trial begins Monday but that morning will be closed to the public as jurors are assembled. Related Articles
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Therefore, the court has a series of rules, some typical and others set specifically for this trial. and end at about 5 p.m. The trial should start in the mornings around 8:45 a.m., break for lunch from around 12:30-1:30 p.m. daily beginning Tuesday. (Colwell warned against trying to line up earlier.) Passes will be distributed at 7 a.m. The trial could end sooner or run longer. Of the people with passes, 32 people will be able to sit in the courtroom and 75 will be in an overflow room watching the trial on closed-circuit television. to line up again. And that means no selfies in the courtroom. Arraj Courthouse at 901 19th St. Clothing or buttons with messages that address the issue or contain a name or likeness of the parties are not allowed. But U.S. There is absolutely no photography or recording allowed in the courthouse. Although the case is scheduled to last nine days, ending Aug. This story was first published on DenverPost.com Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday. Photography outside the building is permitted. There will be a clearly marked line in front of the Alfred A. Colwell is serious about the rules. People will need to follow them if they hope to watch the legal drama — which Colwell warned will likely be far more dry than what “Law & Order” fans are used to, especially as lawyers wade into employment-contract law. The judge will determine when to break and he typically waits for a natural pause in the trial. (People can line up Monday at 11 a.m. People are allowed to line up starting at 6 a.m. For all those hoping to attend, here’s what you need to know:
Morning and afternoon passes will be available to the public daily. Passes are free and will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will be a 20-minute break during the morning and afternoon. Swift is set to appear in court next week as her lawyers battle with those of a former Denver radio host who is suing the singer, alleging that he was wrongly fired and banned from future Swift concerts on false claims that he groped the singer during a meet-and-greet before her 2013 concert at the Pepsi Center. The court suggests that people do not bring phones at all, but there will be an opportunity to check phones at security. There are no full-day passes. (John Leyba, Denver Post file)
No, you can’t wear a Taylor Swift shirt at the pop star’s civil trial next week. 24, it’s impossible to know if that’ll actually happen. Passholders are not allowed to bring in phones, laptops or tablets. If you are one of the few who are allowed into the courtroom, you’re stuck there. If you come in the morning and receive an afternoon pass, return at 11:30 a.m. The case has already drawn outsized attention and court officials are expecting large crowds of people, each elbowing to get a spot inside the small hearing room.