Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Videoconferencing Credit: Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock.com

The New Jersey Court Rules do not explicitly provide for a party’s trial testimony “by way of contemporaneous video transmission,” but they do not specifically prohibit such testimony either. This gap is somewhat surprising given the many ways in which technology has been incorporated into the practice of law. In Pathri v. Kakarlamath, A-4657-18 (App. Div. Jan. 23, 2020), the Appellate Division updated and refined the factors a court should consider when evaluating a party’s request to appear by video transmission at trial.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Law Firms Mentioned


Library of New Jersey Civil Complaint FormsBook

NJ Complaint Forms is a comprehensive library of 120+ complaints online, created, tested and honed by attorney-experts in the fields of employment law, commercial litiga...

Get More Information

America's Claims Executive (ACE) 2020Event

ACE Leadership Forum & Expo is the annual conference for Senior Claims Executives in Insurance organizations.

Get More Information

General Counsel Summit (GCS) 2020Event

General Counsel Summit is the premier event for in-house counsel, hosting esteemed legal minds from all sectors of the economy.

Get More Information

General Counsel Conference 2020Event

General Counsel Conference addresses trends in regulatory, data protection, tech management, legal operations, and leadership.

Get More Information

Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum 2020Event

Delivers the key insights and practical solutions to acutely address the complex minefield of UK banking litigation & regulation.

Get More Information

Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum 2020Event

For senior dispute resolution professionals to network and engage through open debate, panels, expert speakers & breakout sessions

Get More Information

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.