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In the Judicial Studies Board Annual Lecture yesterday Lord Neuberger, Master of the Rolls, considered the issue of open justice and, in doing so, revisited the contentious question of cameras in court.  In a compellingly argued lecture, he expressed the view that "if we wish to increase public confidence in the justice system, transparency and engagement, there is undoubtedly something to be said for televising some hearints, provided that there were proper safeguards to ensure that this increased access did not undermine the proper administration of justice." The full text can be found online:

 http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/Resources/JCO/Documents/Speeches/mr-speech-jsb-lecture-march-2011.pdf

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