Visual and multimedia digital technologies are transforming the practice of law: how lawyers construct and argue their cases, present evidence to juries, and communicate with each other. They are also changing how law is disseminated throughout and used by the general public. What are these technologies, how are they used and perceived in the courtroom and in wider culture, and how do they affect legal decision making?In this comprehensive survey and analysis of how new visual technologies are transforming both the practice and culture of American law, Neal Feigenson and Christina Spiesel explain how, when, and why legal practice moved from a largely words-only environment to one more…
Neal Feigenson is Carmen Tortora Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law and author of Legal Blame: How Jurors Think and Talk About Accidents.
Christina Spiesel is senior research scholar at Yale Law School and adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University School of Law and New York Law School.