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Laurence H. Tribe, Trying California's Judges on Television: Open Government or Judicial Intimidation?, 65 A.B.A. J. 1175 (1979).

Abstract: Discusses a televised investigation of the California Supreme Court. Threat against the principle of an independent judiciary; Public inquiry that focused on the delay in announcing unpopular decisions; Inquiry focusing on the moral implications of releasing details of one decision to newspapers before its formal announcement to the public.