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Judges have free hand on courtroom cameras, court says (access required)

A Virginia statute gives trial judges “great discretion” in deciding whether or not to allow cameras in their courtrooms, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled Thursday. Upholding the ruling by Charlottesville Circuit Judge Edward L. Hogshire to bar cameras from the sentencing of convicted killer George Huguely V, the high court said those decisions are “solely ...

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