Old Bailey cases to be televised for first time; Crown courts opened to cameras so public can see how judges apply the law in most serious cases
OLD BAILEY criminal cases are to be televised for the first time under government plans to open Crown courts to cameras.
All trials overseen by High Court and senior circuit judges will be open to be televised, including at the Old Bailey, the principal court for murder trials.
Filming will be limited to the sentencing remarks by the judge at the end of the trial with the camera only allowed to settle on him or her.
The single camera, sited at the back of the court, will not be...