An initial appearance in USA v. Nakoula, 09-cr-00617-CAS, has been scheduled on or after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012.
Unless a request for a closed hearing has been submitted by a party and approved by the presiding judge, 70 seats will be available to those who are interested in viewing the proceeding via videoconferencing in Courtroom 890 of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse, which is located at 255 E. Temple Street in downtown Los Angeles. Seats will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and there will be no special seating allotments or procedures for the media. Those interested in viewing the proceeding should proceed directly to Courtroom 890, where the first 70 people will be given numbered passes to enter and be seated in the courtroom.
All cell phones, cameras, laptops, PDAs, and other devices capable of the taking or making of photographs or video or sound recordings or for broadcasting will be collected at the entrance to the courtroom.