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Bill aims to make teleconferencing permanent option for federal courts

Continued use of video and phone teleconferencing in a variety of federal criminal proceedings would be allowed well beyond the COVID-19 pandemic if Congress passes new legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Joe Morelle (D-Irondequoit). The Courtroom Videoconference Act of 2022 would make permanent the option of video conferencing, which became permissible through provisions of the CARES Act. Teleconferencing ...