The Use of AV Technology in the Courts - A Court Admin Perspective

The use of media-operated cameras in the courtroom has been a point of division among courts in the United States. Most federal courts and some state courts have rules prohibiting any cameras in the courtroom.

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The Importance of a Connected Courtroom

Author Julie Helling explores the advantages courtrooms can realize by creating a fully-interconnected, digital courtroom...

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The AV Transistion from Analog to Digital (Analog Sunset)

In the white paper, “The AV Transition from Analog to Digital” JAVS VP of Operations, Brian Green offers his perspective on the coming...

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Capturing the Best Courtroom Video - A Comparison of Setups

The video system in a courtroom has an important and specialized job. Fundamentally, it should be able to provide accurate...

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Picking the Right Microphone: A Guide for Judges and Court Personnel

In the white paper, “Picking the Right Microphone for Court Recording: A Guide for Judges and Court Personnel” Julie Helling offers a guide to help...

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Getting the Whole Story: Capturing Nonverbal Communication is Important

In “Getting the Whole Story: Why Capturing Nonverbal Communication is an Important Part of the Video Court Record,” Helling writes, “Discrepancies can exist...

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Millenial Expectations of Transparency in the Courtroom

In the white paper, “Millennial Expectations of Transparency in the Courtroom,” Julie Helling explores this idea. In it she writes, “Advances in technology...

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Savings & Satisfaction: Making the Video Court Record in Kentucky

Like court systems everywhere, the Kentucky Court of Justice struggled in the early 1980s with the usual suspects--"growing caseloads...

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Technology advances: the rise of the digital court record

This white paper describes the state of digital recording technology now available to capture and preserve official court records through audio and video records. A/V recording works well for the complex proceedings...

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Cost Savings Realized From Adopting a Digital Court Record

This white paper demonstrates that the digital recording methods now available are "a costeffective means to obtain the [court] record." Not only is there cost-savings with digital recording, but the Conference of...

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The Necessity of an Accurate Digital Court Record

The official record provides a fundamental building block for the judicial system, providing transparency for the public, accountability for the judiciary and the possibility of a meaningful appellate review for the...

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The Use of AV Technology in the Courts - A Judge's Perspective

Ret. Judge William Knopf shares his experiences with A/V recording in the Kentucky Courts and discusses the initial launch of a pilot program in Kentucky that changed how courts can operate into the future.

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