Law: Court and Press

In Chicago, it was announced, last week, that the judges of the Superior, Circuit and Criminal Courts, following the recommendations of the Board of Managers of the Chicago Bar Association, are considering barring from the court room during trials : cameras, typewriters, telegraph instruments, radio instruments and telephones. Such a ruling is said to be a first step in a course of procedure designed "to reflect in the newspapers a dignified administration of justice."

The Chicago Bar Association has long taken the lead in studying the relation of the press to the courts and the legal profession,


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