Legislation being considered in Sacramento today would open family court proceedings to the public. Supporters say it would shine much needed light onto a system that has huge problems. Opponents worry that children would lose their privacy and be traumatized again. Karen de Sa, a reporter for the San Jose Mercury News who spent more than a year investigating these court proceedings, tells us what's at stake.
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