A trial court may, in a dissolution of marriage proceeding, exclude the public and the press from trial; such exclusion, however, is within the court's jurisdiction only when cogent reasons for the exclusion exist.
Tammany Don TenBrook,
Exclusion of Public From a Proceeding Merely Upon Request is in Excess of Court's Power,
30 U. Miami L. Rev.
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