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Lord Judge calls for technology to boost court reporting

In a speech, Lord Judge expressed hopes for technology to improve implementation of justice.

Advances in new technology may help make it easier for the media to be "present" in court - and end the present trend of fewer reporters covering cases, the Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge has said.

Lord Judge said it was his "fervent hope" this would be the case as he delivered a lecture on The Judiciary and the Media at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in Monday night.

The world of print was now being overtaken by a new world of communications, he said.

"Imagine buying a newspaper, and as you read through it, discover that by using a piece of modern technology you can go and get much more newspaper online," he said.

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