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Sittings of courts to be public
Judiciary (JUD) CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE 2
§ 4. Sittings of courts to be public. The sittings of every court
within this state shall be public, and every citizen may freely attend
the same, except that in all proceedings and trials in cases for
divorce, seduction, rape, assault with intent to commit rape, criminal
sexual act, bastardy or filiation, the court may, in its discretion,
exclude therefrom all persons who are not directly interested therein,
excepting jurors, witnesses, and officers of the court.