The virtual courtroom is here to stay. Even the most experienced witness has to adopt to testifying over Zoom, Skype, Team and the other virtual platforms, just as theatre actors had to adopt to 'talkies', the big and small screens, and now podcasts. As with any other paradigm shift, you cannot simply package your old wines in new bottles: You need to obtain a whole different set of skills to the new medium, because, as Marshall McLuhan so aptly put it, "the medium is the message". This session introduces you to the skills you need to learn to captivate your forensic audience in the virtual courtroom.
to understand how the virtual courtroom has changed the nature of testimony
to understand how you have to change the way you testify in this new environment