Cameras in the Courts

The guests looked back at the U.S. Supreme Court case, Chandler v. Florida, which was decided 15 years ago. The case permitted states… read more

The guests looked back at the U.S. Supreme Court case, Chandler v. Florida, which was decided 15 years ago. The case permitted states to televise criminal trials, and the results are explored. In 1981, Mr. Hirschorn was the attorney who represented Chandler. He participated in the roundtable by telephone. Footage was shown from the first televised criminal case, July 1, 1991, in the U.S. District Court of Eastern Pennsylvania, an age discrimination case called Becker v. Unisys. close

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

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  • Joel Hirschorn Senior Associate Office of Technology Assessment
  • Jan Horbaly Assistant U.S. Supreme Court->Burger, W., Chief Justice
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Cameras in the Courts

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Program ID:
69558-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 1996
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 1996

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  • Jan 27, 1996 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 27, 1996 | 10:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 1996 | 5:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 1996 | 12:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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