- Newsmaker: A Gentleman Observer in the US Supreme Court - For the first time ever, the US Supreme Court has released a full audio recording of a history-making proceeding. No cameras were allowed in the courtroom during arguments over the presidential election in Florida. So we turn to Warren Richey, legal reporter for the Christian Science Monitor, who was there.
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The US Supreme Court may decide the case without determining who wins the election! Lawyers for Bush and Gore have made their arguments and answered a host of tough questions about the campaign. Now we turn to our own lawyers for both sides, including former Supreme Court law clerk and author Eddie Lazarus, and John Dean, who watched another supreme court deal with Richard Nixon's Watergate tapes.