Scene 1: Intro to our Cybercourt
Scene 2: iPads and tablets & courtroom - What type of synergy?
Scene 3: Cyber-presence at Court
Scene 4: Studying behavioural & non-verbal
Scene 3: Cyber-presence & the Courtroom
What is the impact on the credibility of a witness in a hearing at distance?
Will the judge's concentration be impacted by listening to a witness who is broadcasted on a screen rather than one who is physically present?
What is the impact on the witness's trust in the justice system in situations where the witness and/or the attorney are at a distance?
What is the impact on the perception of being well represented?
Does being at a distance imply a decreased level of stress for the witness, which would in turn be advantageous to improving his testimony and controlling his non-verbal communication?
Is it perceived as a disadvantage because of a possible feeling of being cut out of the action?
Does having a judge stare at a screen rather than look at a witness who is physically present impact the outcome of the hearing? Does it affect the perception of the witness?
Is it easier or harder to assess and evaluate the credibility of a witness who is testifying at a distance via a screen?
Is it easier for the judge to assess non-verbal communication?
Can the judge zoom in on the witness's face and draw firmer conclusions?
Is the judge disadvantaged because he only sees a portion of both the action and surroundings as well as the non-verbal communication of the witness?
What is the impact and the perception of the public, witnesses, lawyers and judges when technology fails?
Are jurors more inclined to understand, process and analyze information if it is presented to them on an iPad instead of orally or on paper?
Can technology give the public the impression that the judges or lawyers are distracted and not focused on the case?
Can technology give an impression to the public that the Judge (or Lawyers) are distracted and not focused on the case?