In her Internet Issues/Social Media column, Shari Claire Lewis, a partner at Rivkin Radler, writes: Two recent cases have addressed the use of Internet-enabled applications in the conduct of a trial, that is, in a courtroom. In both cases?one criminal and the other civil?the courts pointed to the growing societal dependence on the Internet as a reason to permit Internet enabled communication applications to be used to enable "virtual" participation in trial proceedings.
The Role of the Internet in the Conduct of Litigation
New York Law Journal
October 15, 2013