Maryland’s ban on the broadcast of court audio recordings will officially be history on Jan. 1 after the state Supreme Court on Tuesday approved new rules governing the release of the recordings to the press and public. The justices had little choice but to change the rule, known as the “broadcast ban,” after a federal court last year ruled that it was unconstitutional to prohibit the broadcast of legally obtained recordings of court hearings.
Md. Supreme Court OKs release of court audio recordings, undoing ‘broadcast ban’
September 13, 2023