Saturday, June 24, 2023

Idaho judge allows cameras in the courtroom for Kohberger proceedings

Idaho murder suspect Bryan Kohbeger’s motion to exclude cameras from the courtroom has been denied by an Idaho Court. Kohberger's attorney argued that "audio/visual coverage has become material for news outlets and social media accounts to espouse their unfounded opinions."

Kohberger, a Washington State University graduate student, is accused of murdering four University of Idaho students in their campus apartment. The case has garnered national attention.

Latah County Judge John C. Judge (that’s right his name is Judge) ruled that the “Court is faced with a difficult task of ensuring the proceeding are open to the public while safeguarding Kohberger’s right to a fair trial.”

Judge Judge said he may revisit the issue as the case proceeds. The order is below:

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