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  • Congressional Rally on Cameras in the Courtroom
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    Congressional Rally for Cameras in Federal Courtrooms

    Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Mike Quigley (D-IL), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Ted Poe (R-TX) held a rally outside the Supreme Court to call for greater public access to federal…

    180 views
  • Supreme Court Budget for Fiscal Year 2016
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    Supreme Court Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Justices Anthony Kennedy and Stephen Breyer testified on the Supreme Court fiscal year 2016 budget and the federal judiciary system. By law, the judicial branch assembles its own budget,…

    4,685 views
  • Hearing on Cameras in the Courts Legislation
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    Cameras in Federal Courts Legislation

    Representatives Steve King (R-IA) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) testified at a hearing on H.R. 917, their bill that would allow judges to permit photography and videography in federal courts and…

    1,092 views
  • Conversation with Justice Breyer
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    Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court and the Constitution

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was interviewed by Pete Williams and responded to questions from students in the audience at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. He talked about the…

    1,174 views
  • Civics Education in Schools
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    Civics Education in Schools

    Retired Justice Sandra Day O Connor testified on her efforts to educate young people in civics through her iCivics organization. Some of the other issues she addressed were state election of judges, public…

    704 views
  • Judge Vaughn Walker on Cameras in the Courtroom
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    Judge Vaughn Walker on Cameras in the Courtroom

    Judge Vaughn Walker spoke about the history of cameras in the courtroom. He focused on precedents set by the Ninth Circuit over the past 20 years, reaction to several highly publicized trials, as…

    7,323 views
  • Federal Appeals Courts and New Media
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    Federal Appeals Courts and New Media

    Panelists talked about the impact of federal courts of appeals and how the new media may be changing their anonymity and their public face. Because the Supreme Court hears so few cases, the federal…

    194 views
  • emThe Supreme Courtem
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    The Supreme Court

    A panel discussion was held on the current U.S. Supreme Court to coincide with the release of the book The Supreme Court: A C-SPAN Book, Featuring the Justices in Their Own Words…

    1,696 views
  • Constitutional Conversation
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    Constitutional Conversation

    At an evening event titled “Constitutional Conversation” moderated by Tim Russert, justices talked about the role and operation of the Supreme Court, the state of civics knowledge and…

    3,320 views
  • Solicitor General Elena Kagan Remarks
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    Solicitor General Elena Kagan Remarks

    U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan talked about what a solicitor general does, how she prepares to argue cases before the Supreme Court, and her thoughts on cameras in the Supreme Court.…

    2,174 views
  • Fiscal Year 2011 Supreme Court Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2011 Supreme Court Budget

    Justices Breyer and Thomas testified about the proposed fiscal year 2011 budget for the U.S. Supreme Court. In his opening remarks Justice Thomas said major portions of the requested five percent…

    2,003 views
  • Cameras in Federal Courts
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    Cameras in Federal Courts

    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…

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  • Fiscal Year 2007 Supreme Court Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2007 Supreme Court Budget

    Justices Kennedy and Thomas testified about the fiscal year 2007 budget proposal for the U.S. Supreme Court for $76.4 million, a 16 percent increase from fiscal year 2006. Topics included…

    118 views
  • Supreme Court Justices Confirmation Hearings
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    Supreme Court Justices Confirmation Hearings

    America and the Courts looked at how current Supreme Court Justices answered questions on abortion, civil rights, privacy and precedence from Senators on the Judiciary Committee during…

    837 views
  • Cameras in the Courts
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    Cameras in the Courts

    First Senators Grassley and Schumer testified. Then judges, attorneys and television executives testified about the use of cameras in the courtrooms of various federal courts. Among the…

    155 views
  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    Participating by video feed, Mr. Curran spoke about the Senate Indian Affairs Committee investigation into former lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s role in an Indian gaming scandal. He also…

    19 views
  • Media and the Courts
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    Media and the Courts

    Panelists evaluated the arguments for and against cameras in federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. They speculated about the impact C-SPAN could have on the U.S. judicial…

    48 views
  • Media Coverage of American Courts
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    Media Coverage of American Courts

    Panelists talked about media coverage of high-profile court trials and litigation involving celebrities. Among the topics they addressed were the use of media outlets, the impact of cameras…

    54 views
  • emMachine Gun Kellys Last Standem
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    Machine Gun Kelly's Last Stand

    Mr. Hamilton was interviewed about his book Machine Gun Kelly’s Last Stand, published by University Press of Kansas. George Kelly, a flamboyant Depression era criminal, was the first to be…

    167 views
  • Television and the Judicial System
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    Television and the Judicial System

    Panelists spoke to students about the impact of television cameras in the courtroom. They also talked about potential coverage of future Supreme Court proceedings. Following their remarks…

    60 views
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