Technology in the courtroom is necessarily an abstraction until you’ve seen it firsthand. While not a perfect substitute for personal experience, case studies can make the practicalities and possibilities more concrete. The following two case studies illustrate the challenges and successes of using technology in the courtroom. The first exemplifies equipping an old courtroom for electronic evidence presentation. The second compares and contrasts two options for annotating exhibits during witness examination.
Case study 1: Bringing trial technology to an old courtroom