Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Cameras in the Courts

Cameras in the Cook County courts

By Matthew Hector
February
2015
LawPulse
, Page 12
The nation's largest unified court system is opening up to television and still-camera coverage. Here's how the pilot program works.

Judicial proceedings may now be videotaped and broadcast or televised. PA 097-1099

January
2013
Illinois Law Update
, Page 16
The Illinois Code of Civil Procedure has been amended to allow videotaping and broadcasting or televising of judicial proceedings. 735 ILCS 5/8-701.

Cameras Come to Illinois Courts

By L. Jay Jackson
November
2012
Article
, Page 592
Here's a look at the pilot programs underway in state and federal court, along with a few pointers from lawyers who have conducted trials in the media spotlight.

Cameras come to Illinois trial courts

By Adam W. Lasker
March
2012
LawPulse
, Page 126
The high court launches a pilot program to allow cameras in four Illinois county courtrooms.

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