26-7A-38 Protection of identity of witnesses--Violation creates cause of action for civil damages--...
Protection of identity of witnesses--Violation creates cause of action for civil
The name, picture, place of residence, or identity of any child, parent, guardian,
custodian, or any person appearing as a witness in proceedings under this chapter or chapter 26-8A,
26-8B, or 26-8C may not be published or broadcast in any news media or given any other publicity,
unless for good cause it is specifically permitted by order of the court. Violation of this section
creates a cause of action for civil damages on behalf of the child and is subject to the same
punishment as contempt of court.
Source: SDC 1939, §§ 43.0301, 43.0327; SL 1968, ch 164, § 16; SL 1991, ch 217, § 47B; SDCL,