High Support in Poll for TV Cameras in U.S. Supreme Court

washington-supreme-court-building-washington-d-c-dc169A new public opinion poll found that almost three out of four Americans (74 percent) favor letting TV cameras into the U.S. Supreme Court for live broadcasts, and 71 percent support live online audiocasts of high court proceedings.

Nonetheless, the justices have resisted the idea of cameras in the courtroom for a long time, reported a Washington Post blog. It also discussed an appellate judge’s efforts to teach the public about courtroom proceedings when oral arguments before a panel of the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals were televised recently.

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