Attys, Judges Mostly Favor Cameras In The Courtroom

Law360, New York (March 16, 2016, 3:49 PM EDT) -- Attorneys and judges across the U.S. who participated in recorded federal court proceedings mostly agree that the act does more good than harm, including motivating attorneys to be better prepared and more polite, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Federal Judicial Center.

The FJC report is based on a four-year pilot program initiated by the Judicial Conference of the U.S. at a cost of about $990,000 that put cameras and other recording equipment in 14 district courts. The aim of the project was...
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