Consistency Needed in Court Commitment to Openness

Those fighting to protect public access won a round this week.

Editorial from Those fighting to protect public access to the judicial process won a round this week but other pernicious court decisions threaten to unjustifiably cloak justice in a shroud of secrecy. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday ruled against an attempt to prohibit live video streaming of proceedings at Quincy District Court, which is participating in a pilot program to test how to incorporate modern media technology in the courtroom. Read more

POSTED: Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 4:33pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 9:25am
Media Law Center for Ethics and Access