Big cases on high court docket highlight need to allow cameras
When the Supreme Court announced it would reconsider its position on affirmative action, it caught the attention of millions of Americans. With a test of President Obama’s health-care overhaul already on the docket, the coming term promises to be one of the most consequential. It would be a fine chance to educate the public about the law. But the Supreme Court’s own rectitude - emblemized by its refusal to allow cameras to record hearings - is in the way.