Shine the Light Into U.S. Court
- Senate panel approves bill to televise high court. Ferraro, Thomas // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;2/13/2012, p1
The article reports on the approval of a bipartisan bill by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that will allow the television broadcasting of the proceedings of the Supreme Court for access, transparency and openness.
- Live media coverage of reform hearing unlikely. Miller, Julie // Managed Healthcare Executive;Feb2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p1
The article presents the author's perspective on the issue whether or not live video coverage should be allowed in the courtroom in the U.S. She notes that C-SPAN insisted that the public interest would be best served by live video and that the court's proceeding begs for camera coverage. She...
- Family courts open to the press in transparency bid. // Community Care;4/30/2009, Issue 1768, p4
The article reports on opening of family courts to media in Great Britain. The move to open family hearings in the county courts and the High Court aims to increase transparency amid growing public interest in child care proceedings. However, media will not be allowed to write adoption and...
- Media may find themselves on trial in high-profile case. Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor;1/28/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 46, p2
Considers the potential impact of the decision to allow television cameras into the courtroom during the trial of four New York City police officers who shot and killed Amadou Diallo. Potential for sensationalism and undermining public faith in the judicial system.
- THE COUNTER-FACTUAL COURT: BRANDEIS LECTURE, LOUIS D. BRANDEIS SCHOOL OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, MARCH 5, 2008. Greenhouse, Linda // University of Louisville Law Review;Fall2008, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the Louis D. Brandeis' briefs that focus on the insistence of facts, which made many contributions to the law. It notes that Brandeis' briefs aimed to inform the courts of the realities and context behind judicial reasoning and legal arguments. It discusses the importance...
- CABLE NOTES. Chunovic, Louis // Electronic Media;9/10/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 37, p40
Reports developments on the cable television industry in the United States as of September 2001. Lawsuit filed by Cable TV to overturn ban on televising state trials; Broadcast of 'Lost,' on the Travel Channel; Formation of the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Connect division by NBC.
- Nets Seek High Court Access. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;11/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p50
Reports on a hearing in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on a bill sponsored by U.S. Senator Arlen Specter that would permit the use of cameras in the U.S. Supreme Court in 2005. Frustration felt by C-SPAN CEO Brain Lamb on the inability of the Court to grant the demand; Views of Justice...
- Senators Try Again for Supreme Court Cameras. // Multichannel News;12/12/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 46, p6
The article reports on the hearing for the Cameras in the Courtroom Act of 2011 introduced by U.S. Senators Charles Grassley and Dick Durbin. It says that this legislation requires television (TV) coverage of all open sessions of the Supreme Court unless it would violate the due process rights...
- THE WEEK AHEAD IN CONGRESS. // Hill;3/24/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 34, p14
The article offers information on the hearing schedules in Congress including the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science subcommittee to discuss the federal law enforcement response to US-Mexico border violence and the Senate Judiciary Committee to review patent reform.