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Members of Congress Call for Live Audio of Decision Announcements

Fix the Court applauds the bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives who wrote a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts today requesting that the court provide a live audio feed of upcoming rulings on same-sex marriage, the death penalty and the Affordable Care Act, among others.

Fix the Court’s Gabe Roth said: “Just as the decisions made by the justices this term have been characterized by compromise between competing views of the Constitution, allowing live audio of opinion announcements is a logical compromise between the court’s current technological jitters and the end goal of many transparency advocates, which is live video and audio of both oral arguments and decisions announcements.”

Read more about the letter here.

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