Exciting at first, a sign of the times, until you find out that it’s non-binding, and it’s mostly a test. Still, the idea of this is interesting and a vision of what could be. It’ll be interesting to see the results and next steps.
A legal case in Texas commenced unusually on Monday — the jury was selected over Zoom.

Per Reuters, more than 24 potential jurors logged onto Zoom through a variety of devices for selection, and they were guided through the process by two judges. A recording of the selection process was streamed live to YouTube.

“For centuries if you’ve got jury duty you have to go to the courthouse for jury duty, in this case the courthouse has come to you. But I want you to see this as jury duty. You’re not at home during jury duty. You’re at jury duty, you just happen to be at home,” said Judge Keith Dean.