Federal Judge Association’s 10th Annual Quadrennial Conference
When: May 2, 2022
Duration: 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM
This panel discusses the ins and outs of virtual trials from the history of their creation to their relevance in the future. Judge Pechman, presided over the first Zoom Federal jury trials in the country and is to discuss its impact on the Western District of Washington, and its rippling effect through state courts. Paul Kiesel explains what it was like to take part in the longest Zoom jury trial in the country and how the event came to be. And Daniel Garrie will discuss how federal district court judges have relied on his skill set and knowledge in computer science to police virtual depositions.
Why You Should Attend
- This panel addresses the mechanics of handling jurors, cross-examination, voir dire, exhibits, and public view of the trial and proceedings.
- Speakers offer a diverse perspective of the positives and concerns around virtual trials and how to address naysayers.
Judge Marsha Pechman