Senate Panel OKs Bill To Put Cameras In Supreme Court

Law360, New York (February 9, 2012, 1:39 PM EST) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill to force the U.S. Supreme Court to televise most of its open sessions, despite objections from Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., that Congress should not give orders to the high court's justices.

By an 11-7 vote, the Senate panel approved S. 1945, which would put cameras in the high court to televise its public proceedings while allowing justices not to televise certain sessions if a majority vote that doing so would violate the due process rights of one...
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