Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said she no longer supports bringing cameras into the courtroom, a reversal from comments she made during her confirmation hearings.

Sotomayor told a crowd in New York that allowing television cameras to capture the court’s oral arguments would do more harm than good, according to a report in New York magazine.

The idea has bipartisan support on Capitol Hill but has met resistance from the court itself, specifically its older members. They’ve said the presence of cameras could reduce oral arguments to showmanship, as it has with congressional hearings.


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