Online hearings remain a relatively new phenomenon and can be confronting for judicial officers and participants. The following resources outline some tips on how to run online hearings:
There is now an increased focus on the judicial officer's obligation to ensure that participants in the court process, including witnesses and complainants, are treated fairly.
We have created and curated resources to help judicial officers understand and meet this obligation.
Recommended National Standards for Working with Interpreters in Courts and TribunalsThese national standards recommended by the Judicial Council on Cultural Diversity aim to promote procedural fairness for witnesses or participants who require interpreters, and a better working relationship between courts, the legal profession and the interpreting profession.