Cameras in Federal Courts

Witnesses testified for and against proposed legislation, the 2007 Sunshine in the Courtroom Act, which would allow the photographing,… read more

Witnesses testified for and against proposed legislation, the 2007 Sunshine in the Courtroom Act, which would allow the photographing, broadcasting and televising of federal court proceedings. Some said that the presence of cameras in a courtroom would affect the proceedings negatively by overemphasizing emotional aspects. Others testified for openness in government, and that the public should be allowed to view trials in the same way persons do who are present in the courtroom.

Rep. Poe testified as a former trial lawyer and judge. close

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Cameras in Federal Courts

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Program ID:
201235-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 27, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 11, 2007

Airing Details

  • Sep 27, 2007 | 1:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 27, 2007 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2007 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 01, 2007 | 10:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2007 | 3:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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