This Media page is for use by members of the media and the public. We hope this will assist you in obtaining information regarding prominent matters occurring in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit. This area on our website offers the ability to access media guidelines for various types of court proceedings and courthouses, news releases, Administrative Orders relating to media activity in the court, Judicial Orders for high-profile cases, and publications such as Circuit newsletters and event announcements.
In order to assist with media accommodations in often-crowded courtrooms, members of the media wishing to cover a court proceeding should contact the Public Information Officer (PIO) for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, prior to arrival in court:
Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida
Administrative Order 2018-4-GEN: Regarding the Use of Cellular Telephones and Other Electronic Devices in Courtrooms and Court Proceedings
Administrative Order 2020-42-GEN (Amendment 2): Procedures for Court Proceedings and Depositions Held Using Web-Based Video Conferencing Platforms
Administrative Order 2018-14-CRIM: STATE OF FLORIDA V. NIKOLAS JACOB CRUZ, CASE NUMBER 18-001958 CF10A
Administrative Order 2021-60-GEN: Rules Governing Members of the Public During Court Proceedings in State v. Nikolas Jacob Cruz
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