The following dress and conduct code shall apply when the court is in session:
All persons in the courtroom, except those required to be there because of arrest or court order, shall be attired in a manner appropriate to the dignity and decorum of the courtroom setting. As minimum standards, the following rules shall apply:
Male attorneys shall wear coats and ties. Women attorneys shall wear professionally appropriate attire.
Men shall wear shirts, trousers and shoes. Women shall wear shoes, and either dresses, skirts and tops, or pants and tops.
Shorts, halter tops, tank tops, hats, caps, torn clothing, shirts or other clothing with obscene or profane pictures or messages, and thongs, shall not be worn.
All persons in the courtroom shall, in their speech and action, conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the dignity and decorum of the courtroom setting. As minimum standards, the following rules shall apply:
Spectators and persons not then actively engaged in court proceedings shall be quiet; any speech which does occur shall be as unobtrusive as possible.
All persons shall refrain from any gestures and from conduct litigants, witnesses, court staff, law enforcement personnel, or other persons.
All cell phones and other electronic devices shall be set to silent mode.
No food or drinks, except water, shall be allowed in the courtroom.
No guns or weapons shall be allowed in the Courthouse.