Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy pushed back strongly Tuesday against a bill pending in the Senate that would require the Court to televise proceedings. "Mandating direct televised proceeding would be inconsistent with the deference and etiquette that should apply between the branches," Kennedy said at the Court's annual budget hearing. He also stated that the failure of Congress to pass salary increases for federal judges is "assuming the proportions of an historic wrong."
Supreme Court Pushes Back on Televised Proceedings
April 5, 2006