Sunshine in the Courtroom Act

The co-sponsors of legislation to allow cameras in federal courtrooms briefed reporters on the legislation. Under the act, the… read more

The co-sponsors of legislation to allow cameras in federal courtrooms briefed reporters on the legislation. Under the act, the presiding judge would have the authority to allow cameras, but would not be required to do so. They stressed that the courts and judges need to be opened to public awareness as state courts and Congress have been over the past twenty years. close

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Sunshine in the Courtroom Act

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Program ID:
80306-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 10, 1997
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 1997

Airing Details

  • Apr 10, 1997 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 10, 1997 | 11:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 13, 1997 | 10:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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