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World briefs, Sept. 13

Published: September 13, 2013


ENGLAND London — U.S.-style televised justice is gaining traction in Britain. Britain’s Ministry of Justice said a proposal to allow cameras to broadcast cases from England’s Court of Appeal has been approved by lawmakers in Britain’s lower house. British Courts Minister Helen Grant said in a statement Thursday that “justice must be seen to be done, that is why we are introducing limited television broadcasting in courts from next month.” Long banned in most parts of the U.K. by the country’s tradition-heavy justice system, televised trials have made small but significant inroads.

GREECE Athens —...
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