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SCOTUS ditches cell phone ban to swear in lawyers who are hard of hearing

An article posted April 25 by GCN reports that the U.S. Supreme Court set aside its policy against cell phones in the courtroom recently when it swore in 12 members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association into the Supreme Court Bar on April 19. The Supreme Court provided a limited WiFi signal so the lawyers could use their mobile devices to receive a realtime transcription of the swearing-in ceremony through CART.

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