The UK’s Supreme Court is launching a video on demand service to enable lawyers, law students and other interested parties to stream case hearings from the preceding year.
Besides its educational use, the catch-up should help the Supreme Court save on legal costs.
“Now justice can be seen to be done at a time which suits you,” explains Lord Neuberger, President of the Supreme Court. “The archive will help people see the background to decisions made in our highest appeal court. It will also be useful to the legal profession and serve as an informative tool for those considering a career in the law.”
Footage of the proceedings in court will be freely available via each case’s page on the Supreme Court website, and will be uploaded the next working day. Once judgment is delivered, footage of the Justices’ summary in court will also be published alongside the full judgment text and press summary.