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Cameras in the Courtroom? It's a Snoozefest Worth Missing

March 31, 2011

B.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Bauman surely must be savouring a bit of revenge on those who want cameras in courtrooms, ironically, by letting them in for closing arguments of the polygamy debate.

Forget the seven-second delay button talk-show hosts joke about to censor expletives; the province's top trial judge has a 10-minute delay switch in case an obscenity, a laugh or, more likely, a loud snore breaks out.