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Local
6:28 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Winnebago-Boone courts could add depth to camera project

Winnebago County Courthouse

The Illinois Supreme Court's decision to add these two northern Illinois counties to its cameras in courts program is being viewed as a stepping stone for the effort. 

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Law
1:00 am
Tue April 17, 2012

N. Illinois Lawyers Prepare for Cameras

ISBA President John Locallo
WNIJ

The head of the Illinois' largest organization for lawyers says the group supports allowing cameras in courtrooms. Illinois has been one of only 14 states where cameras were limited or prohibited in trial courtrooms. The Illinois Supreme Court approved a pilot program allowing media coverage in January.  John Locallo is President of the Illinois State Bar Association.  Speaking in Freeport, he says the new policy is another step toward transparency/

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