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Why Texas State District Courts Switched Back to Using Live Reporters

December 28, 2011

In hindsight, switching away from using live court reporters in favor of audio only systems in the court system may have been a huge mistake. After all, technical difficulties have halted courts, caused massive delays, required complete hearing repeats, disappearing court records, and virtually useless recordings due to recording problems. Texas state district courts and many others are feeling the pain and abandoning technology in favor of the tried-and-true: live court reporters.