The use of visual aids, coupled with good public speaking skills work hand-in-hand to give credible and convincing courtroom presentations. The style of speaking, amount of preparation, subject and several other factors can all effect how successful the speaker will be with his audience. Establishing your visual aids might feel a bit frustrating for some and for others might be a very enjoyable event to help get the creative “juices” flowing. In either case, special attention should be paid to how you will deliver a courtroom visual and why you need to show it in the first place.
In today’s world, courtroom graphics are almost always computer generated, except in the case of items such as enlarged photos or other hand-drawn sketches. The fact of the matter is that Jurors expectations have changed. The general acceptance and common knowledge of the internet, computers, software and digital media has completely changed the playing field when it comes to jurors’ expectations for the quality of courtroom graphics and animations.
Far too often, people like to