Cameras in Court

Cameras In Court As Mairead Philpott Demands Sentence Cut

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

A mother jailed for 17 years for killing her six children in a house fire is to launch another bid to challenge the length of her sentence - and camer...

Court of Appeal on a TV Near You

Paul Lambert | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Paul Lambert

Television courtroom broadcasting has now been permitted into the UK Court of Appeal. As always in these debates, the prototypical argument for television courtroom broadcasting is that it will (always) result in educational effects for the general public.

A Tale of Two Televised Courtrooms

Simon Bucks | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK
Simon Bucks

It is an interesting coincidence that in the week the world has been gripped by the televised trial of the self-confessed Norwegian mass killer, Anders Behring Breivik, Britain also had a taste of how justice can be seen to be done via TV.

Britain Could Finally Catch Up By Allowing Cameras in Court

Simon Bucks | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK
Simon Bucks

If the reports are true, and it seems they are, we are on the verge of something quite historic. British broadcasters have finally prised open the door to the last bastion of public life which remains closed to TV cameras, courtrooms.

Courting an Audience

Paul Lambert | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Tech
Paul Lambert

Whether one is in favour of or against courtroom broadcasting, the research of the effects on the audience is relevant. Unfortunately, more research is needed. It is hoped that the UK proposals once announced, will encompass effects research too.