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Panel weighs expanding use of cameras in Minnesota courts

Jan. 14, 2022 19:57 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota court advisory committee met again Friday to examine whether to allow more video coverage of criminal trial proceedings, with some members expressing hesitation toward expanding the use of cameras in courts. The state Supreme Court's Advisory...

Court panel reconvenes in January on video trial coverage

Nov. 12, 2021 20:04 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A state court advisory committee will take a closer look in January at key issues in whether to allow more video coverage of criminal trial proceedings in Minnesota, the head of the panel said Friday. Ramsey County Judge Richard Kyle Jr. laid out the...

Judge changes course, allows video coverage of Potter trial

Nov. 09, 2021 18:49 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Live video coverage will be allowed in the trial of a former suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of Daunte Wright after the judge overseeing the case reversed herself Tuesday, citing the state of the pandemic. Judge Regina Chu had...

Media makes fresh plea for access to ex-cop Potter's trial

Nov. 01, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — News organizations made a fresh plea Monday to the judge overseeing the case of a former suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of Daunte Wright, asking her to allow live video coverage of the trial because of the continuing threat of COVID-19 and the...