Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Chanakya Sharma June 9, 2018 1:08 pm Change Font Size In case of Supreme Court, the right to transparency must end an inch before the right to speculate is created. The proponents of live streaming often advance various examples but chief among them is, other countries where the practice prevails, comparison of court with Parliament and the fact of latter allowing live streaming, and the need for educating the masses on how courts decide cases, and so forth. All these reasons combined together are too tempting for a neutral citizen to not favor live streaming. However, a deeper analysis of each of these reasons would entail that they cannot be blindly applied to decide the issue. The eminent judge from United States Supreme Court Justice Scalia was once asked as to why the proceedings in Supreme Court and other federal courts be not telecast live so that people can be educated about what goes into the courtroom proceedings? His answer was: “I was initially in favor of televising argument, but the longer I have been there, the less good an idea I think it is.” “Now…. I would be all for… Read full this story
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