The Judicial System and the Press in the Americas

Panelists discussed the relationship between judges and the media. Some topics included journalists disobeying court orders by… read more

Panelists discussed the relationship between judges and the media. Some topics included journalists disobeying court orders by publishing interviews with past jurors on controversial cases, as well as the appropriateness of judges criticizing their superiors openly through the media. A question and answer session followed the discussion. Justice Breyer only participated in the question and answer session. 

The Hemisphere Summit on Justice and Freedom of the Press in the Americas was a conference of journalists and supreme court justices from 20 nations. close

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

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Program ID:
170796-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 2002
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2002

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  • Aug 31, 2002 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 2002 | 3:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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