Video conferencing hookup for inmates is a money-saver for courts
It is often said that the “wheels of justice grind slowly,” but justice systems throughout the United States are discovering that proper use of video conferencing throughout the process — from courtrooms to corrections — can help dispense justice more quickly and at a significantly lower cost to taxpayers.
In these locations, none of the key steps in the legal process are changed substantively, as arraignments, plea bargaining and trials all remain in place. However, these jurisdictions have learned that leveraging video can reduce — or eliminate — many of the hidden delays and costs of the legal system associated with logistics, such as travel time for a variety of participants, including witnesses, interpreters, attorneys and inmates.
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