Bloomberg Law
May 6, 2020, 11:32 PM

Distancing, Video, Masks at Altered Senate Judiciary Hearing

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Senate Judiciary Committee became one of the first congressional panels to adapt to new ways over the coronavirus pandemic as senators showed up in-person and via teleconference to hear testimony from President Donald Trump’s pick for the second highest court in the land.

Despite a few instances where audio from the video stream was difficult to hear, the new format went smoothly—a common theme as more government institutions embrace new procedures to carry out work amid the health crisis. The U.S. Supreme Court this week made history when it began a series of teleconference oral arguments that were livestreamed to ...

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