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    Zooming in on access to justice

    Gains made in broadcasting proceedings online during the pandemic mean it’s time to revisit conventions about court restrictions on journalists
  • Publication Bans vs. Press Freedom & Open Courts

    The “open court” principle is a cornerstone of our legal system.  The Supreme Court has reaffirmed stringent conditions for any judge considering whether to limit what can be reported from the courtroom. In practice, however, publication bans are often granted on scant argument or evidence. Join our panel in examining what this means for press freedom, the public’s right to know, and the integrity of our legal system.