Breyer's Cagey on Camera Coverage

Hearn, Ted
December 2005
Multichannel News;12/12/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 52, p42
The article reports on the refusal of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to allow television cameras inside the court. Breyer explained the advantages and disadvantages of television coverage from his perspective as a leader of the Supreme Court in a discussion with C-SPAN founder and CEO Brian Lamb. But Breyer refused to comment on a U.S. Senate bill that would require camera coverage.


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