Television Courtroom Broadcasting Effects: The Empirical Research and the Supreme Court Challenge
- Publish Date: 2013-07-05
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Paul Lambert
Court and policy makers have increasingly had to deal withand sometimes even embracetechnology, from podcasts to the Internet. Televised courtroom broadcasting especially remains an issue. The debate surrounding the US Supreme Court and federal courts, as well as the great disparity between different forms of television courtroom broadcasting, rages on. What are the effects of television courtroom broadcasting? Does research support the arguments for or against? Despite three Supreme Court cases on television courtroom broadcasting, the common thread between the cases has not been highlighted. The Supreme Court in these cases maintains a common theme: there is not a sufficient body of research on the effects of televising courtroom proceedings to resolve the debate in a confident manner.