Not only has videoconferencing proven to be effective within the courtroom, but it likewise benefits attorneys and judges by saving time and cutting costs of the entire judicial process. While the preliminary start-up costs can be substantial, the cost-benefit analysis shows that these costs are quickly offset by the enhancements that it brings to the courtroom.
Links to related online resources are listed below. Non-digitized publications may
be borrowed from the NCSC Library; call numbers are provided.
This online version of the Court Technology Bulletin features cutting edge information about technology and the court community. (Note: Digitized copies of the printed version of the Bulletins from 1989 to 2003 are available in the Digital Archive.)
NCSC Area of Expertise.
Institute of Court Management provides a full service production capability to create video components of online courts, develop interactive DVDs and deliver Web streaming content.
Videoconferencing/Teleconferencing Vendors from the Court Technology Vendor list.
This is a 2009 Court Services Division Report of Mesa County Municipal Court.
Presentation from the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the National Court Technology Conference examines video applications in court proceedings.
One of a series of six technology briefing papers relating to emerging technologies of the time.
This article shows the latest advances in intelligent video surveillance, video streaming, and Web-based conferencing can help courts secure their facilities, increase operational efficiency, and improve the administration of justice. Combining technologies increases the scope and utility of applications, while coordinating with other government technology initiatives enables courts to realize even better cost/benefit ratios.
An examination of the proposed use of video conferencing in the state of Arizona.
This resource looks at how video conferencing has impacted the overall efficiency and processes of the South Dakota Unified Judicial System.
An evaluation of a proposal to conduct court hearings for in-custody defendants via videoconferencing technology, considering technological, operational, and legal issues and constraints.
This historic report addresses the impact and functions of operatorless video court reporting systems.
[An Evaluation in the Kentucky Court of Appeals). This report examines whether the use of videotaped transcripts is introducing questions of fact, particularly in the form of witness credibility, into appellate court decisionmaking.