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Articles on Remote Depositions

From the Daily Business Review:

"Stay-at-home orders prompted the Florida Supreme Court to temporarily suspend rules requiring all parties to agree before witnesses can appear via video conference, but Barakat says the success of online litigation could make those rules redundant.

“It is my hope that when we come out of this pandemic that rule will be changed forever, and allow the court to make a decision whether they wish to accept testimony by video conference without the agreement of another side that maybe just wants to just delay the matter,” Barakat said. “This has saved a great deal of money for the clients.”

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https://www.law.com/dailybusinessreview/2020/05/05/could-litigation-change-forever-zoom-trials-already-cutting-costs-for-litigants/

 

From The Texas Bar Blog: 

"Contrary to popular belief, remote depositions are not a new thing. What is new is the temporary suspension of the requirement that the deposition officer, aka certified shorthand reporter, be in the physical presence of the witness. As COVID-19 keeps us all at home, here are some important tips to remember when conducting a remote deposition."

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The Not-So-New World of Remote Depositions

 

For Court Reporters to remember...an article from the Court Reporting Journal: 

"Sample Statements For Remote Proceedings During this COVID-19 pandemic, many states, for example, TX, NY and CA, have suspended the requirement for the court reporter to be in the same room with the witness when swearing them in. We suggest you check with your local notary laws regarding witness oaths for the most up-to-date information. Regardless, its always good idea to stipulate on the record that you, the court reporter, can swear in the witness remotely. All applicable statements should be read into the record prior to the start of the proceeding."

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https://www.thejcr.com/2020/05/08/consider-some-sample-statements-when-taking-remote-depositions/

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