Objections raised as courtrooms go digital

According to an article posted by The Boston Globe on Jan. 2, the installation of a new digital recording system that eliminates the need for a court reporter by Superior Courts across Massachusetts is being met by strong objections from many in the legal arena. The article notes that the change has stirred deep anxiety among some lawyers, judges, and other officers of the courts, who worry that transcripts will be riddled with errors and inaudible passages if they are not taken by an attentive court reporter witnessing the trial.

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