Rights groups urge Senate to pass bill allowing cameras in Supreme Court

[JURIST] A coalition of 37 public interest groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the Alliance for Justice [official websites], sent a letter [text, PDF] to the Senate Thursday urging it to pass legislation [S 446 text, PDF] that would allow television coverage of Supreme Court proceedings. The letter argues that coverage of Supreme Court oral arguments would allow the public to better understand the justice system, which will "inure…

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