Managing Difficult Witnesses in a Remote Deposition

2020-07-06T19:00:55-07:00July 22nd, 2020|News|

Managing a difficult or hostile witness is unpleasant during a standard deposition. When a witness is uncooperative, it jeopardizes the usefulness of the transcript. The deposition process becomes more manageable with time and practice. However, when you’re conducting a remote deposition, you may find yourself questioning your tried-and-true strategies. Without nonverbal cues and body [...]

How to Swear in Witnesses Remotely

2020-07-06T19:04:33-07:00July 15th, 2020|News|

Over the past few months, the legal industry has steadily adapted to remote working. The U.S. Supreme Court even took oral arguments telephonically for the first time in its history! Many states now have standing orders that authorize remote depositions, and we've accepted them as our' new normal'. Videoconferencing is an excellent solution because [...]

Courtroom Catchup: How They’re Surviving Coronavirus

2020-07-06T18:27:58-07:00July 8th, 2020|News|

Across the country, courts have been working around the clock to modify their operations due to COVID-19. Following a period of widespread court closures, we’ve begun the shift to remote working in order to tackle the mounting backlog of cases. Today, we’re reviewing how some courts and legal institutions have adjusted to the coronavirus. [...]

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