Technology

Tips for Tech and Courtroom Equipment in Large Venues

When it comes to a courtroom trial presentation in a large venue, are you prepared? A trial presentation involves a lot. Assembling equipment and getting your tech right is important when it comes to having a good presentation. In fact, trials today are not that different from those in the past. With plenty of tech [...]

September 19th, 2017|Technology, Trial Tips|

The Future of Court Reporting

When it comes to court reporting, what does the future hold? This has been a steady career for years for so many people, so it's natural to cast your mind to the future and imagine what is going to happen in the field if you belong to it. Being a court reporter is a source [...]

July 12th, 2017|Court Reporting, Technology|

Can Voice Recognition Technology Really Replace Certified Court Reporters

Certified court reporters are a valuable part of the legal system. It's an important job, but could these reporters be replaced with technology down the road? No one really likes to think about their career being made obsolete by technology, but it is possible that it could happen. Voice recognition and computers are advancing complexity [...]

May 25th, 2017|Technology|

The Benefits of Legal Video for a Case 

When it comes to video conferencing and video deposition, they are very valuable to the case. It's been in use for decades-- legal video has been instrumental in helping with cases. These days, it's better than ever. The quality of legal video is up and it's less intrusive overall. So what are the benefits of [...]

February 28th, 2017|Court Reporting, Technology|

The Details of Admissible Videoconference Recordings in Court

When it comes to deposition via video conference, what are the rules for when you're in court? Having the proper testimony is admissible if you do it the right way. Doing it the wrong way can be a recipe for disaster and lead to your findings being found inadmissible by the court-- not a great [...]

November 22nd, 2016|Court Reporting, Technology|

How to Use iPads for Depositions

Your iPad is probably a huge part of your life. You use it for entertainment, to check your email, and to play around on your apps and pretty much run your life. But did you know that you could use your iPad for a legal deposition? That's right, that little tablet can go to work [...]

October 18th, 2016|Court Reporting, Technology|

How to Have Good Smartphone Habits

When it comes to your job, you know that it's important to stay focused. Perhaps this may have been easier to do a couple of decades ago when we all had fewer distractions. However, in the digital age, we're about as likely to be without our smartphone as we are to be wandering the streets [...]

September 12th, 2016|Court Reporting, Technology|

Lights, Camera, Action: Getting the Most Out of Videos at Trial

Ever since the nineties, multimedia presentations at trials have grown exponentially. This is especially true for videos. Successful attorneys have found that combining their argument with a visual presentation can give them an advantage when presenting a case to a jury. In light of this, we've got the tips, techniques, and information you need to [...]

August 9th, 2016|Technology|

Can a Juror Pledge Stop Jurors from Googling and Blogging?

We use the Internet on a daily or near daily basis-- we check our phones constantly and we are always connected to them. Many people blog, post, or comment on the Internet as well. It's become second nature; all part of life as usual in the Information Age. But when it comes to jury duty, [...]

June 14th, 2016|Technology, Trial Tips|

Court Reporting: From Stenography to Technology

With any field comes updates, and the job of a real-time court reporter is no exception. Technology and computers are more frequently being installed in courtrooms in the U.S., and courts are constantly trying to find ways to cut costs using technology. Specifically, audio and video recording may be replacing court reporters in some cases, [...]

May 7th, 2016|Court Reporting, Stenography, Technology|