You use technology on a daily basis, whether to email and call clients or to read the latest news updates online. So if you aren’t using it in the courtroom, you’re missing out on many benefits. Trial technology can serve as a great asset to your case if used appropriately.
The final entries in our series on the EDRM (or Electronic Discovery Reference Model)—considered the definitive guide to eDiscovery best practices—will look closely into utilizing the EDRM for trial presentation. Electronically sourced information, or ESI, can sometimes lead to breathtaking turns in the trajectory of a trial, but mishandling the[...]
We are in the age of visual information, and trial presentation is increasingly essential for lawyers who present their case before a jury. Visual content plays a role in every part of life. Psychologists who have studied the way people communicate and learn have discovered that approximately 65% of the population (2/3 of any jury pool) are[...]
Trial technicians – those responsible for managing and presenting evidence to Judge and Jury -- are also called “hot seat” operators. Any delay in presenting the requested exhibit can seem like an eternity. One miscue on their part, such as bringing up the wrong exhibit, can immediately result in a mistrial: Hence the term, “hot seat.” Although[...]