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Ny: No Cameras In Court
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Ny: No Cameras In Court

Ny: No Cameras In Court

Ny: No Cameras In Court
Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Melissa Block reports that New York State has joined three other jurisdictions that do not allow cameras in its courtrooms. Opposition to television coverage of proceedings comes from a coalition of defense lawyers and victims-rights advocates...the lawyers think cameras undermine defense testimony and the victim's rights proponents feel exploited by exposure.

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