Prime Time Trials Reporters and legal experts from Canada and the United States talked about the differences in the legal systems of the two countries and… read more

Prime Time Trials Reporters and legal experts from Canada and the United States talked about the differences in the legal systems of the two countries and specifically focused on the existence of cameras and media in the courtroom. They pondered the questions of when justice becomes entertainment and when fairness requires openness. After their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Jane Kirtley Executive Director Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
  • Patrick Lesage Chief Justice Ontario, Canada
  • Kirk Makin Correspondent Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada)
  • Robert M. O'Neil Founding Director Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression
  • Hiller B. Zobel Associate Justice Superior Court of Massachusetts
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Prime Time Trials

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Program ID:
109500-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
First Aired:
Aug 19, 1998
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 1998

Airing Details

  • Aug 19, 1998 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1998 | 3:14am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1998 | 5:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 1998 | 4:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 10, 1998 | 11:23am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 10, 1998 | 11:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 1998 | 4:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
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