Open Ninth

Taking IT to Trial

Courtroom Technology in the 21st Century

Open Ninth - Episode 86 - Dr. Frederick Lederer

Technology is developing at a break-neck pace, leaving many courts struggling to keep up. In this episode, court technology expert Dr. Fredric Lederer walks us through recent advancements in courtroom technology, from artificial intelligence and virtual reality to assisted technology and online dispute resolution. The courtroom of the future is here – today. Listen in to find out how technology is changing the way courts administer justice and enhancing accessibility for everyone.

Show Notes

  • (1:05) Involvement with Center for Legal and Court Technology
  • (2:39) Technology at first installation v. present
  • (5:40) Virtual reality court record
  • (7:19) Comparison of court records
  • (8:41) Using advanced courtroom technology to teach law students
  • (10:18) Future of technology - artificial intelligence
  • (12:30) Online dispute resolution
  • (18:07) Virtual reality
  • (22:50) Wireless and mobile technology
  • (24:00) Hologram/holographic presence
  • (28:06) Potential pitfalls for court technology

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In this episode

Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit

Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. has served as a Circuit Judge since 2011. He was elected as Chief Judge and will start his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Open Ninth - Episode 86 - Dr. Frederick Lederer
Dr. Fredric I. Lederer

Chancellor Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Legal and Court Technology at William & Mary Law School

Dr. Lederer is one of the world’s leading experts on legal technology. He specializes in the legal implications of AI and related technologies.