Free Speech and Cameras in the Courtroom

The panelists discussed the advantages and disadvantages of cameras in the courtroom. A disadvantage mentioned was that lawyers,… read more

The panelists discussed the advantages and disadvantages of cameras in the courtroom. A disadvantage mentioned was that lawyers, judges, and witnesses may "play to the cameras". An advantage mentioned was that the real thing is more educational to the public that watching re-enactment’s on television. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Free Speech and Cameras in the Courtroom

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Program ID:
115134-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 1998
Last Aired:
Nov 17, 1998

Airing Details

  • Nov 13, 1998 | 11:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 1998 | 12:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 15, 1998 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 17, 1998 | 4:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
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