Cameras in the Supreme Court

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary heard testimony on bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Durbin and Grassley mandating the… read more

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary heard testimony on bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Durbin and Grassley mandating the Supreme Court televise its open proceedings. Proponents of the bill said it would enhance accountability, transparency and public understanding of the judicial system. Opponents said it would only tempt attorneys to play to the cameras, allow video clips to be taken out of context, and possibly mislead the public.

Following the hearing, Subcommittee Chair Klobuchar spoke to reporters. close

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

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Program ID:
303028-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 6, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 27, 2011

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  • Dec 06, 2011 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 06, 2011 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2011 | 1:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2011 | 11:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2011 | 5:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 10, 2011 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 21, 2011 | 9:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 23, 2011 | 6:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2011 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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