Judicial Branch, State of New Hampshire
603-271-2646 ext 2359
State of New Hampshire
November 20, 2008 -- Opening statements in the sentencing phase of above captioned case will commence on Friday, November 21, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom No. 4 at the Hillsborough County Superior Court North building, 300 Chestnut Street, Manchester, N.H. The courthouse opens at 7:30 a.m.
A full day of proceedings will be conducted tomorrow, ending at 4 p.m. T he sentencing phase of the case is expected to take two to four weeks.
By order of the court, any photography of jurors, or alternates, either with video or still cameras, is strictly prohibited in connection with and during the term of their service. Violation of this order may be considered as contempt of court . (See Order on WMUR-TV Channel 9 Motion to Amend Media Order, Sept. 10, 2008)
Seating in the courtroom is limited. Seats that have not been reserved by the court will be available on a first come, first served basis.
No video or still cameras are permitted in the courtroom except for the pool assignment.
Video/Audio Pool : WMUR; 603-641-9023 /Dave Sakowich
Still Photo : Associated Press; Jim Cole: 224-3327
Media interested in reserved seats for the above proceeding should contact the Judicial Branch Communications Office at 271-2646 ext 2362, or ext. 2359.
Media are advised to arrive early to park and allow for security procedures prior to entry into the courtroom. Cellular telephones, including those with cameras, must be in silent mode prior to entering the courtroom. Hand held tape recording devices and laptop computers are permitted, unless the presiding judge determines the equipment is distracting from court proceedings.
Broadcast or print interviews will not be permitted inside the courtroom. Interviews will be permitted in the hallway outside the courtroom, unless the court determines that such activity is disruptive to security or courthouse operations.