Is there an identifiable shift in the non-verbal behaviour of participants in the presence of screens during the hearing?
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Will the Judge tend to stare at the information on the screen for a longer or shorter period of time?
What are the impacts of the non-verbal and behavioural changes?
Do they influence the final decision of the judge?
Do they have an impact on the public's perception of the judge or the justice system?
Does the judge seem preoccupied by the technology?
Does the judge remain aware of his physical surroundings and the courtroom decorum?
Does the judge control the hearing in regards to all the facets of the audience, whether physically or virtually?
Does the judge give the impression that he is in control of the hearing?
Does the judge maintain eye contact with the participants? Does he do so more frequently or less frequently? Does he do so for longer or shorter periods of time?
Does the public perceive the judge as being in control of the audience with the use of technology?
Is the public affected by the idea of a judge possibly being distracted by using technology during the hearing?
A videoconference between participants via a camera does not reproduce an exact synchronized eye-to-eye experience. What is the impact of this methodology in the assessment of the credibility of a witness?
Are there higher physical and non-verbal details from the witness's camera?
Will a judge address the parties and witnesses while staring at the screen?
Can staring at screens emphasize or distort certain traits of the person being observed through the camera lens and broadcasted on the judge's screen?
Does the size of the screen impact the judge's interpretation of the testimonies?