FW: Senate Bill requires Supreme Court to televise public session
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Sun Sep 24 17:25:48 PDT 2000
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> From: James C. Ho [SMTP:jamescho at stanfordalumni.org]
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> Subject: AP: Senate Bill requires Supreme Court to televise public
> Proposal would require Supreme Court to televise public sessions
> By RICHARD CARELLI Associated Press Writer
> WASHINGTON (AP) _ A bill to require the Supreme Court to televise its
> public sessions was introduced in the Senate on Thursday.
> The proposed legislation says the nation's highest court ``shall permit''
> televised coverage of the 70 to 80 oral arguments it hears each year
> a majority of the nine justices concludes that doing so in a particular
> case would violate someone's rights.
> The bill was introduced by Sens. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and Joseph Biden,
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