The Benefits of Legal Videography
People, including jurors, expect more than just paper to tell a
We are spoiled by Hollywood and the technology revolution and have come to expect the visual effects we see on CNN, or videotaped action as seen on reality television shows.
Hard-copy depositions, read back in the courtroom, are old-school. Successful practices today often mean video presentation of depositions.
Video has another big advantage that the transcript alone does not have—body language as a form of communication.
When to Utilize Video Depositions
There are several considerations when deciding whether to videotape
One of the most common reasons to videotape a witness is when the attorney has reason to believe the witness may be unavailable to testify live, whether due to illness, geographical distance, or other reasons.