According to Mr. Justice Thomas McEwan, Team Leader of the Civil bench in Toronto as of September 2015, Toronto's Superior Court of Justice is ready to support and encourage the implementation of electronic trials using eDocuments for all size and manner of hearings.
This post will focus on the topic of videography lighting as it is relevant to the regular video deposition or discovery.
In our business, we often give court reporters – who report the proceedings and prepare the transcript – and transcriptionists – who type recordings – opportunities to provide services on a “look-see” basis. In other words, while a resume may read very well, we want to ensure the services they can produce an excellent record to the best of their ability; and in the case of a transcriptionist, that they can produce a quality product with the quality of the audio always top of mind.
Twice recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 women entrepreneurs, Toronto court reporter Kim Neeson is at the forefront of advanced-technology in her field. Through her firm, Neeson Court Reporting, Kim brings to the legal industry the latest technology that will provide enhanced services to clients. Such services include realtime reporting, realtime streaming over the internet, the latest videoconferencing techniques, and the provision of voice-to-text CART services for the hearing loss...
Over the last decade, in-house and general counsel have been taking on a more active role of managing litigation – from setting budgets, to the careful selection of a firm, to managing much of the production process, to being a more active participant in the litigation process.
The power of realtime streaming is dissected in LiveDeposition's case study. The case study, titled “Writing History with Streaming Technology,” details LiveDeposition client Neesons Court Reporting and covers how they used LiveDeposition’s web-based streaming software to overcome the diverse logistics involved in one of the most complex proceedings in judicial history, the Nortel Networks, Inc. bankruptcy trial. Read more here.