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November 15, 2017
Elizabeth C. Wiggins

This guide on the use of distance participation (DP) technology to conduct bankruptcy hear­ings and trials provides an overview of general considerations, ranging from philo­sophical to practical, and then examines separately the use of the teleconferencing and videoconferencing. Each district, and indeed each judge, must decide whether to use DP technology, and if so, how to use it.

March 1, 2006
Leonie Brinkema

United States v. Moussaoui (E.D. Va. 1:01-cr-455).

This document is among Selected Orders and Other Case Documents that, in turn, are among the Center's resources on National Security Cases.

January 1, 2006
Meghan A. Dunn, Rebecca Norwick

This report describes the ways in which videoconferencing is used in the courts of appeals. Appellate judges with varying degrees of experience with videoconferencing identify advantages and disadvantages of using videoconferencing for oral arguments and other court business, describe the extent to which videoconferencing altered the dynamic between judge and attorney during oral arguments, and report any problems they had encountered in using the technology.

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January 1, 2006
Judicial Conference of the United States, Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System

In August 2005, the Federal Judicial Center, at the request of and with assistance from the Subcommittee on Automation of the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System, held a program at which bankruptcy judges discussed the use of distance participation technology to conduct bankruptcy proceedings. At the request of the Committee, the Center prepared this report to summarize the discussions at that program.

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January 1, 2001
Judicial Conference of the United States, Committee on Court Administration and Case Management

This manual provides trial judges a handbook on managing civil cases. It sets out a wide array of case-management techniques, beginning with case filing and concluding with steps for streamlining trials and discusses a number of special topics, including pro se and high visibility cases, the role of staff, and automation that supports case management. The manual, which was produced in response to the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990, is based on the experiences of federal district and magistrate judges and reflects techniques they have developed.

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September 1, 1997
Gordon Bermant

This report describes the purpose, aspirations, and components of the Federal Judicial Television Network (FJTN), which will reach judges and court staff members with a range of essential educational programs and other communications. The network will use formats that take full advantage of professional television production facilities and skills.

January 1, 1976

A description of techniques, equipment, and procedures for videotaping depositions. The report includes forms, state and federal rules, cases, and a listing of articles on this subject.

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January 1, 1974

These guidelines were first devised for a pilot project in four U.S. District Courts to evaluate the use of videotape, and to develop rules and procedures for the future use of videotape in the courts. The graphics in this publication are crude, hand drawn figures.

Superseded by Guidelines for Pre-Recording Testimony on Videotape Prior to Trial, Second Edition (1976).

January 1, 1972
Joseph L. Ebersole

Describes several uses for video technology in the judicial system. Discusses proscriptions against certain types of uses in federal courts, as well as those uses acceptable in the federal system. Analyzes factors that will affect the potential of video technology for improving court administration and notes special considerations that should precede widespread use.

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