This article discusses Florida's experiment with cameras in state courtrooms in the context of the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Estes v. Texas. Competing factors of a defendant's right to a fair and public trial, the first amendment rights of the media and the necessity of maintaining an independent judiciary are considered.
Joseph A. Boyd Jr.,
Cameras in Court: Estes v. Texas and Florida's One Year Pilot Program,
32 U. Miami L. Rev.
Available at: http://repository.law.miami.edu/umlr/vol32/iss4/4