Wednesday, September 15, 2010

National Law Journal: Selections from Legal Times Afternoon Update September 14, 2010, September `14, 2010.

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Cameras, Take 2: Judicial Conference Sets New Experiment With TV Access

"Under pressure from Congress, and responding to technological change, the Judicial Conference today agreed by an "overwhelming" vote to experiment with camera access to civil proceedings at the federal district court level. Under the pilot project, either party to the litigation can veto broadcast access, which could make it a limited experiment. Photographing jurors and witnesses would be barred."

Historians Want Court To Unseal Nixon Testimony

"A group of historians is asking the Washington federal district court to exercise its "inherent supervisory authority" to unseal the 1975 grand jury testimony of former President Richard Nixon."

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