TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on May 6, 2015

Americans overwhelmingly support filming arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court, but the justices themselves do not. NewsWorks describes the justices’ arguments: Anthony Kennedy says it sets the Court apart, Antonin Scalia worries about misleading soundbites, and Chief Justice John Roberts is concerned that lawyers will grandstand. Even Elena Kagan and Sonya Sotomayor are opposed to the idea now, although both supported at least considering cameras before their appointment to the high court. Gavel Grab has more.