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Decision Day on Cameras for the Judicial Conference

A camera sits on a tripod in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 22, 2015. The high court will decide by the end of the month whether the Constitution gives gays the right to marry. The court's actions until now have suggested that a majority of the nine justices will vote to legalize same-sex weddings nationwide. Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesThe judiciary’s policymaking arm may decide as soon as next week whether to expand the federal cameras-in-courts pilot program that began in 2011 in 14 district courts.

The Judicial Conference of the U.S., which comprises two dozen of the nation’s top federal judges, will meet in Washington on Tuesday and will likely discuss the pilot’s successes and failures.

At that time they make even vote to keep it running, expand it to other district or circuit courts or end it outright.

Fix the Court will keep you updated with all the Judicial Conference news.

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