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SCREEN TIME - A year after COVID-19 reared its ugly head in the U.S., courts and litigators are beginning to make peace with the notion that remote court proceedings—at least on the civil side—are not just a passing pandemic-era phase. While there are plenty of drawbacks to virtual litigation—like, for example, being irreversibly transformed into a furry house pet—the potential cost- and time-savings for courts, lawyers, litigants and even jurors are undeniable. As evidenced by numerous reports across our newsroom this past week, the reality that virtual court is here to stay, at least in some capacity, is beginning to set in. In this week’s Law.com Litigation Trendspotter column, we look at what courts and practitioners are saying about preparing for an indefinite virtual reality. I’m interested to hear your thoughts on this topic: do you foresee virtual proceedings becoming a permanent part of litigation practices? And, if so, what will that look like and how do you feel about it? Let me know at [email protected].

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