At the annual House hearing to consider the Supreme Court's budget request, Justices Clarence Thomas and Stephen Breyer could have been forgiven if they started to think they'd been hit by a coordinated attack from wild-eyed techies. Members of the appropriations subcommittee told the justices that the momentum toward openness that the Internet has created is so strong that the Court would be wise not to resist it. Suddenly, dressed in high-tech clothes, the old debate over cameras in the high court had been resurrected.
House Members Push Supreme Court Toward Transparency
April 24, 2009