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In his 2013 book, “Tomorrow’s Lawyers,” Richard Susskind predicted that, “for tomorrow’s lawyers, appearance in physical courtrooms may become a rarity. Instead, virtual appearances will become the norm, and new presentational and advocacy skills will be required.” He opined that virtual courts would “become commonplace in due course,” but not in the short or medium term.

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