Will Viewers Be Shouting: I Want My Court Tv?

Anyone but Steven Brill would have been rattled. On June 1, just one month before he planned to launch a 24-hour cable network offering live coverage of prominent trials, legislators in New York killed a law opening state courtrooms to television cameras. If the law isn't reinstated, Brill's Courtroom Television Network would have to do without such potboilers as the trials of convicted child abuser Joel Steinberg and reputed mob boss John Gotti.

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