Daily Poll: Should The Supreme Court Allow Live Broadcasts of its Hearings?
One thing that has set the Supreme Court apart from other important public institutions is its intense commitment to avoiding any live broadcast of its proceedings. Because of the importance of the current hearings over the new healthcare law, the Court did concede to releasing same-day transcripts and recordings of the oral arguments, but that is not the same as having a C-Span camera in the room.
Should the Court update its practices and allow live broadcasts of its proceedings? Or is this one tradition that should not be tampered with? Vote on Facebook. We will post the best answers in the afternoon.