The Hutchison E-Trial is set to begin July 2 in Vancouver’s Courtroom 67. Courtroom 67 is one of the city’s high-technology courtrooms: it was built to accommodate a high-profile criminal case in 2012.
The Hutchison E-Trial heard evidence in Victoria before Justice Dev Dley from April 15 – May 28, 2019. Justice Dev Dley ordered the case run as an e-trial using the UK program,
The E-Trial experience has been a success. Early feedback includes an appreciative comment from one lawyer who said, “This is me going home for the weekend”, and indicated that he was leaving the courthouse with only a single briefcase containing his laptop.
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I am looking forward to speaking with the lawyers involved in the Hutchison E-Trial, once the trial is over, to learn more about their experience in the E-Trial environment. I look forward to sharing those stories with you later in July.