Monthly Archives: October 2013

SCV takes on cameras in the courtroom, with devastating results

On the last day of arguments in every argument week, the Supreme Court of Virginia hands down opinions in the cases argued during the prior session.  Today was such a day, and the Court handed down several significant decisions.  We recommend Steve Emmert’s Virginia Appeals blawg if you want a rundown of each of them.  Here, we’ll cover the SCV’s important ruling in an appeal by broadcasters challenging a trial court’s exclusion of cameras from criminal proceedings.

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