Senate Panel OKs Bills To Put Cameras In Courts

Law360, New York (April 29, 2010, 3:55 PM EDT) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to allow the full Senate to consider bills that would put television cameras in the Supreme Court and other federal courts, despite several senators' objections that the move could jeopardize the judicial process.

The panel reported out of committee S. 657, which would allow televised proceedings in federal courts, and S. 446, which would allow TV cameras in the high court, as well as Sen. Res. 339, which supports televised Supreme Court proceedings.

According to the bills' proponents, who come...
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