Specter: Televise the High Court
- Supreme TV Stars? Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;10/3/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 40, p29
Reports on a bill introduced by Senator Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) in 2005 that would permit television cameras in open Supreme Court sessions in the U.S.
- BILL WOULD FORCE HIGH COURT TV COVERAGE. Triplett, William // Daily Variety;1/30/2007, Vol. 294 Issue 23, p12
The article reports on the proposed bill authored by U.S. Senator Arlen Specter that would impel the Supreme Court to allow television coverage of its proceedings. Specter believed that the human rights of Americans would be significantly uplifted by televising the oral arguments of the court so...
- Did Bush break his no-more-Souters pledge? Mosca, Ed // New Hampshire Business Review;8/5/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p19
Comments on the nomination of John Roberts by U.S. President George W. Bush for a seat on the Supreme Court. Reference to the appointment of New Hampshire's David H. Souter by former President George H. W. Bush; Impetus behind the nomination of Souter and Roberts; Other eminent candidates that...
- The SCOTUS Diariesâ€¦. Long, Rob // National Review;11/7/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 20, p43
The article presents fictional diary entries from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice David Souter, and Chief Justice John Roberts, giving their impressions of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers.
- Rabbit test. // Broadcasting & Cable;07/05/99, Vol. 129 Issue 28, p46
Editorial. Focuses on the decision of the United States Supreme Court to hear the argument of adult television channel Playboy regarding Section 505 of the Telecommunications Act. Restraining effect of section 505 on conduct of the cable business; Section 505 as an unnecessary amendment to...
- Read My Lips: No New Liberals. Coulter, Ann // Human Events;8/15/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 27, p11
Compares U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter and John Roberts, U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee of U.S. President George W. Bush. Opposition of Souter to the repeal of an 1848 state law that made abortion a crime; Support of Roberts for the arrest of a girl for eating french fries on a...
- Souter to Retire; Obama Emphasizes "Empathy" in Replacement. // National Right to Life News;May2009, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p2
The author reflects on the emphasis of U.S. President Barack Obama on empathy as a qualification for the one who will replace retiring U.S. Supreme Court justice David Souter. He alleges that this view of Obama is not held by Americans. He cites a poll in November 2008 wherein Americans...
- Court cool to must-carry. Stern, Christopher // Variety;10/14/96, Vol. 364 Issue 11, p80
Reports that US Supreme Court justices seem unconvinced of the legality of the law that requires cable television systems to set aside channels for broadcast television signals. Background on the law; Government and broadcasting industry lawyers' efforts to defend the law's constitutionality.
- EACH JUDICIAL NOMINEE DESERVES A REAL VERDICT. Cook, Charlie // National Journal;12/18/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 51/52, p3772
Comments on the options of U.S. Senate Republicans to end the use of filibusters that block judicial nominees in 2004. Number of votes that the Republicans need to uphold a ruling that makes it unconstitutional to filibuster a nomination; Judicial nominations that the Democrats have...