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Video Deposition Formats – What They Are and How to Choose

At the end of a video deposition, a videographer usually asks counsel if they would like a copy of the video and in what format.  Nine times out of ten, they have no idea that they even have a choice of format, not to mention the difference between mpeg-1 and mpeg-2 (that is, if they […]

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What to Look for in a Video Deposition

By Brian Knieser, Media Specialist When you schedule a videographer for your deposition, a high-quality product seems like a reasonable enough request, and it is!  The only problem is that most people don’t know one when they see one, and they shouldn’t!  Let me explain.  When everything is perfect in a video; the lighting, the […]

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An Insider’s Look at the Video Deposition of Monica Lewinsky (Part 1)

By Thomas Olender Why use video as a complement to the reporter’s transcript while deposing “The Big Three” during the Clinton impeachment trial? Because without it there would be no body language or facial expressions to observe. Savvy attorneys are very much aware of how seeing a witness’s facial expression, long pauses, signs of fear, […]

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