Prosecutors said many of the reports attributed to law enforcement sources are wrong.
The judge told both sides the rules of professional conduct are sufficient and that there would be no gag order for now.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Bernice Corpuz reports
In a discussion about preserving evidence, prosecutors were told they will have to let the defense know if they come across any lost or destroyed evidence. The prosecution was also ordered to tell police to save all evidence in the case.
Hernandez wore a tie for the first time in his many court appearances since his arrest back in June. At one point during the hearing, the judge allowed a request from Hernandez’s attorney to have his handcuffs removed.
Four others, including Hernandez’s girlfriend and cousin, are facing charges in the case.
Hernandez is being held without bail.
WBZ-TV’s Lauren Leamanczyk contributed to this report.
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