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Litigator’s Guide to Navigating Virtual Court Proceedings

With the “new norm” losing some of its “newness” as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, virtual court proceedings are becoming widespread across federal and state courts. Here are some important areas to consider before and during remote court proceedings. Test Your Technology At this point, many people have participated in a conference call in which one … Continue Reading

Federal Courts Issue Guidance for Jury Trials During COVID-19: What Litigators Need to Know

The U.S. Courts’ COVID-19 Judicial Task Force has released guidance on conducting jury trials and convening grand juries during the pandemic. The task force’s guidance, released on June 4, 2020, makes clear that each tribunal will ultimately set its own rules for jury trials after considering things like location, budget, and physical facilities. Highlights from … Continue Reading

Zooming In on Remote Depositions during COVID-19 Pandemic

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, fully remote depositions have become necessary and employment lawyers are quickly adjusting. Below are some areas to consider when taking a remote deposition. Technology Court reporting services use various audio-video technologies, including Zoom, Cisco Webex, and other platforms, to connect participants in a remote deposition. Being comfortable on … Continue Reading
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