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    Jeffrey Toobin on the Supreme Court

    Jeffrey Toobin talked about U.S. Supreme Court as a political institution. In his remarks he gave a history of nominations under various presidents and the case rulings to support his…

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    Social Media and the Courts

    Panelists talked about the impact of social media on the courts. Former Judge Dennis Sweeney and Professor Genelle Belmas talked about a new generation of jurors who were “digital natives.”…

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    Impact of New Media on the Courts

    Panelists talked about the effects of social media on court cases. They talked through a hypothetical case and moved through a series of motions considering the different perspectives of the…

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    News Media and the Courts

    Journalists talked about changes in the news media and about coverage of the courts. Topics included the impact of social media, the 24-hour news cycle and, and the quality of reporting.…

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    OpenCourt Pilot Project

    Panelists talked about the OpenCourt pilot project, a pilot program that provided live streaming on the Internet from court proceedings in Quincy, Massachusetts. Panelists talked about the…

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    How to Deal with Television Reporters

    Mr. Gelfman spoke to a convention of court information officers on “How to Deal with Television Reporters, or What to Do When You Can’t Hang Up on Mike Wallace.” He gave detailed tips on…