CityViews 7/17/12: Cameras in the Courtroom/”Water”

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Smartphones, video cameras and tablets could all be soon coming to a courtroom near you. Last month, the Utah Judicial Council approved a draft rule to allow video and audio recordings of court proceedings, but it’s not a done deal until after a public review. On Tuesday, we’ll talk about the implications the change could have for the public, media and justice.

Guests:

  • Lori Nelson, president-elect, Utah Bar Association
  • Jeff Hunt, media attorney, Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

The Utah State Judicial Council is considering changing its rules to allow TV cameras and other technologies in courtrooms throughout the state. They are accepting comments now through August 14. Click here  to comment on changes to Rules 04-0401.01 and 04-0401.02.

 

 

 

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Segment 2:

Life as we know it can’t exist without water and the photographer Paul Blackmore underscores the preciousness of water to not only our bodies, but our spirits and cultures as well through his images. On Tuesday, we’ll talk about a new exhibit of Blackmore’s work and explore the necessity and symbolism of water for our region and the world.

Guest:

  • Katie Smith, The Leonardo

The exhibit “Water: Nature’s Driving Force” runs now through January 13, 2013 at The Leonardo, 209 E. 500 S., Salt Lake City. More information at 801-531-9800 or www.theleonardo.org.

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