NJ Attys Wary To Take Path Opened For Live Video Testimony

By Bill Wichert (February 7, 2020, 10:25 PM EST) -- While a New Jersey appellate court recently provided a road map for judges to decide whether a witness can testify via live video, attorneys will be wary of going down that path amid fears of technical glitches, logistical headaches and the impressions left on jurors, experts told Law360.

An Appellate Division opinion published Jan. 23 in a matrimonial action sought to align modern technology with how civil trials may be conducted in the Garden State by spelling out various factors for judges to consider in weighing live video testimony, but lawyers will be worried about breaking with tradition and not bringing...

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