The judge in a Connecticut criminal case is allowing an animated video re-creating a car crash to be used in trial, despite defense arguments describing it as a "Disney World-created fantasy tape" that would distort the truth.
Trial technicians Michael Skrzypek and Brian Bakale warn that before you upgrade to the "new and improved" version of trial presentation software, remember that the most important feature of any courtroom software is reliability.
Thomson Reuters on Thursday launched a new version of its court transcript software, E-Transcript Manager 9.0, which now saves data as standard PDF files.
At The Recorder's inaugural Law Tech Day event, G. Christopher Ritter, a member of a trial consultancy The Focal Point LLC, showed attendees how they can more effectively use graphics from sophisticated 3D animations to simple handmade drawings on a white board to sway juries.
Cook County's chief judge says his court system should be ready to introduce cameras in courtrooms by the end of the year, although Illinois Supreme Court officials say there's no specific timetable in place.
Most courtrooms weren't designed to route cables between laptops, projectors, and displays, but as courts begin to adopt wireless technology, lawyers have more connectivity options.
Chicago-based Huron Consulting Group is buying Washington, D.C.-based document review, consulting, and legal staffing firm AdamsGrayson for $31.5 million, the companies announced Monday.
A New York appellate court has held that undocumented farm workers who were injured in a propane explosion and later returned home to Central America should have been allowed to be deposed via video.
If you suspect someone of using your proprietary software code without permission, negotiate a third-party audit agreement and compare the underlying source code, says Greenberg Traurig's Daniel McCloskey.