Get ready to watch Damien Echols' attorney's oral arguments live on wm3.org on September 30!
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court says it will begin
allowing the media to photograph and broadcast arguments made before
it and before the state Court of Appeals - with limits.
An administrative order released Thursday said equipment will soon be
installed at the Justice Building that would allow recording and
broadcasting of oral arguments made in the court chambers. The rules
also allow Webcasting.
Objections may raised by judges, lawyers and witnesses; and juveniles
and undercover agents cannot be shown.
Permission was previously given to lower courts, with similar limits.
The media are to set up a pool arrangement to distribute material from
The rules bar e-mails and Tweets unless the judge says they're OK.
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