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Witness Tips for a Virtual Trial

Giving evidence in Court can be intimidating and nerve-racking. Most people have never been into a Courtroom let alone been forced to answer questions in front of a Judge. With the move to virtual trials, witnesses face different challenges when they are told they need to testify in Court. Here are some tips for getting comfortable with the process and presenting your evidence as clearly as possible.

Rovi Guides, Inc. v. Videotron Ltd., 2020 FC 637

In this case, the trial began in March but it was brought to a halt due to COVID-19. It continued in May and became the first trial conducted electronically with witnesses and cross-examinations in the Federal Court.