S.1945 - A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings.

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  • Official: A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. as introduced.

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12/05/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Richard Durbin

D-IL

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Official Summary

Requires the Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless it decides by majority vote that allowing such coverage in a particular case would violate the due process rights of any of the parties involved.

Organizations Supporting S.1945

  • Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington
  • American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
  • American Society of News Editors
  • Arizona Newspapers Association, Inc.
  • Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors
  • Association of Research Libraries
  • ...and 6 more. See all.

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