adj. Informal
Extending from the opening to the close, as of a political convention: gavel-to-gavel television coverage.
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from the opening to the closing of a formal session or series of sessions.
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The mere fact that the trial of appellant was given a day-to-day, gavel-to-gavel coverage does not by itself prove that the publicity so permeated the mind of the trial judge and impaired his impartiality.
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Live, gavel-to-gavel coverage "of the most important and compelling trials being conducted across America" will be seen, with Yodit Tewolde taking the morning shift at the Court TV news desk, anchoring trial coverage from 9am-Noon.
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Waters is a lawyer and former Gannett newspaper reporter who has worked for the Florida Supreme Court for 30 years and started its public information office, its gavel-to-gavel oral argument broadcasts, and its website in the 1990s.
It felt surreal and familiar, the same questions from the Watergate hearings a decade and a half before, as the Select Committee chaired by Sam Ervin broadcast gavel-to-gavel coverage of Nixon's self-destruction.
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