Media and the Courtroom

Mr. Dyk, attorney and legal scholar, discussed legal ethics in the use of television in the courtroom. Mr. Dyk advocated the… read more

Mr. Dyk, attorney and legal scholar, discussed legal ethics in the use of television in the courtroom. Mr. Dyk advocated the use of electronic media to record courtroom proceedings, saying the right of access of the electronic media is more of a policy issue than a legal issue. Courts have denied electronic media from courtrooms on the basis of a fear of television more than any significant distinction between the use of electronic media and the recording of court proceedings by sketch artists. Mr. Dyk discussed recent court rulings concerning television coverage of court proceedings, and the resulting changes in the management and proceedings of court cases. close

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Program ID:
17108-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 1991

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  • Mar 16, 1991 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 16, 1991 | 10:41pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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