March 9, 2012
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Jeremy Lipschultz of the University of Nebraska at Omaha says that permitting court proceedings to be televised will enhance transparency in the judicial system and create a more informed and engaged citizenry...The Illinois Supreme Court recently authorized the use of ...[read more]
February 24, 2012
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Guest Columnist Nancy Marder of Chicago-Kent College of Law says cameras should be kept out of the courtroom, because they are distracting and potentially disruptive, and there are plenty of other ways to keep citizens informed...Illinois, which has allowed cameras in its appellate courts ...[read more]
April 4, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
During a US House Appropriations Committee hearing Tuesday, Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Anthony Kennedy spoke against a bill that would permit public broadcasting of Supreme Court oral arguments. The justices told lawmakers that allowing cameras in the courtroom would alter the ...[read more]
November 10, 2005
by Joshua Pantesco
US Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer Thursday briefly debated the possibility of media cameras in the chambers of the US Supreme Court during an ABA symposium. Senators predicted Wednesday that recently introduced legislation authorizing the ...[read more]
June 16, 2005
by David Shucosky
The New York State Court of Appeals upheld on Thursday a lower court ruling that the state's ban on cameras in trial courtrooms is constitutional. The appeals court ruled that the legislature has the final say on allowing cameras or not, and that banning them does not violate the ...[read more]
November 1, 2004
by Matt Lubniewski
Closing arguments begin Monday in the much-publicized murder trial of Scott Peterson. The prosecution plans to focus on the pressures of debt, fatherhood, and an extra-marital affair which allegedly led to the murders of Laci Peterson and her baby, Conner. The defense will give its 2-3 hour ...[read more]
February 7, 2003
by Bernard Hibbitts
The Associated Press and other media organizations filed a motion with the Fairfax County Circuit Court Friday requesting that still photography be allowed at trial and pre-trial proceedings for DC sniper suspect Lee Malvo. Read the memorandum in support of the motion. Judge Jane Marum Roush ...[read more]

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