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Book TV Club Sept 2013
  • Cameras in The Court

  • Cameras in court

    Chief Justice John Roberts
    b. January 27, 1955
    Buffalo, NY
    Chief Justice John Roberts
    Took His Seat: September 29, 2005
    "There's a concern (among justices) about the impact of television on the functioning of the institution. We're going to be very careful before we do anything that might have an adverse impact."
    - Remarks at the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' annual conference, July 13, 2006

    "Well, my new best friend, Senator Thompson, assures me that television cameras are nothing to be afraid of. But I don't have a set view on that. I do think it's something that I would want to listen to the views of - if I were confirmed - to my colleagues."
    - Confirmation Hearing, September 14, 2005