Law: Trial by Newspaper

Committees of the Chicago Bar Association have announced that they will make two recommendations with respect to the formulation of public opinion on matters which are to be judged only by a jury. These recommendations are: 1) The adoption of a rule absolutely prohibiting the taking in court of any photographs; 2) the adoption of measures which will insure the reporting of court proceedings as solemn trials rather than as dramatic or bizarre incidents.

The Chicago Bar Association Record in its last issue says:

The present-day practice in reporting sensational law suits in the...

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