The British public is going to have its say on whether television cameras should be permissible in court. As part of a video recording trial run, cameras will be allowed at a small number of hearings at London's Royal Courts of Justice. Though welcoming the experiment, the Lord Chancellor cautioned, "We must protect witnesses and jurors and victims. We don't want our courts turned into U.S.-style media circuses."
Should Trials Play on the Telly?
The Associated Press
November 16, 2004