Should Cameras Be Allowed in Courtrooms?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737739282
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 5/30/2008
  • Series: At Issue Series: Civil Liberties
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 80
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Cameras Should Be Allowed in Courtrooms Barbara Cochran Cochran, Barbara 11

2 Cameras Should Not Be Allowed in Courtrooms Jan E. DuBois DuBois, Jan E. 20

3 Cameras Should Be Allowed in Criminal Trials with Consent of All Parties Barbara E. Bergman Bergman, Barbara E. 26

4 Cameras Should Be Allowed in the Supreme Court Arlen Specter Specter, Arlen 33

5 Cameras Should Not Be Allowed in the Supreme Court Christina B. Whitman Whitman, Christina B. 44

6 Supreme Court Proceedings Should Be Recorded but Not Televised Scott C. Wilcox Wilcox, Scott C. 49

7 Cameras in Courtrooms Would Trivialize Court Proceedings Woody West West, Woody 57

8 Cameras in Courtrooms Would Lead to a More Educated Public Sandy Grady Grady, Sandy 61

9 Reluctance to Use Cameras in Courtrooms Is a Result of the Simpson Trial Ellia Thompson Thompson, Ellia 66

10 Cameras Should Be Allowed at High-Profile Trials Howard Rosenberg Rosenberg, Howard 77

11 Cameras Should Not Be Allowed at High-Profile Trials Matthew Gilbert Gilbert, Matthew 81

12 Beltway Sniper John Allen Muhammad's Trial Should Be Televised Radio-Television News Directors Association et al. 87

13 Beltway Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo's Trial Should Not Be Televised Andrew Cohen Cohen, Andrew 92

Organizations to Contact 96

Bibliography 101

Index 107

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