| VIRTUAL VERDICTS| © Grace Ritter 2017
Sincere thanks to Richard Utting and Dr Michael Ovens for lending their time, voices and expertise to this project.
This podcast has been produced as an assignment for LAWS5927 (The Global Lawyer) at the University of Western Australia.
Background music sourced with thanks from:
Groove Grove, One Sly Move, The Complex, Satiate Percussion, Comfortable Mystery and Eternal Hope by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
Check out current VR crime scene projects!
Immersive 3D display from Switzerland: https://youtu.be/lWG-m5eByWI
360 camera rover from England: https://youtu.be/A0Dk1rqTdbA
Alba, A. ‘Virtual Reality is Heading to the Courtrooms’, Vocativ (online), 30 January 2017, <http://www.vocativ.com/397353/virtual-reality-courtroom-trial/>
Bliss, L. ‘The ‘Oculus Rift’ and the Courtroom’, CityLab (online), 17 March 2015, <https://www.citylab.com/equity/2015/03/the-oculus-rift-and-the-courtroom/385351/>
Chowdhury, M. ‘Virtual reality robots could help teleport juries to crime scenes’, The Conversation (online), 26 August 2016, <http://theconversation.com/virtual-reality-robots-could-help-teleport-juries-to-crime-scenes-64382>
Department of the Attorney General (Western Australia), Submitting Electronic Evidentiary Material in Western Australian Courts, February 2017.
Dormehl, L. ‘VR will let jurors explore crime scenes as they actually appeared’, Digital Trends (online), 30 August 2016, <https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/vr-crime-scene-robot/>
‘Juries could enter virtual crime scenes following research’, BBC News (online), 24 May 2016 <http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-36363172>
Lloyd, C. & P. Barker, ‘Virtual Reality and the Law’, The Huffington Post (online) 24 January 2017, <http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/chris-lloyd/virtual-reality-and-the-l_b_14323238.html>
McClellan CJ, P. ‘Looking inside the jury room’, (2011) 48 NSW Bar Association News 64
Varinsky, D. ‘Virtual reality is being used to recreate crime scenes in the courtroom’, Business Insider Australia (online), 20 November 2016, <https://www.businessinsider.com.au/virtual-reality-in-the-courtroom-2016-11?r=US&IR=T>
Volokh, E. ‘Law, virtual reality, and augmented reality’, The Washington Post (online),17 March 2017, <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/03/17/law-virtual-reality-and-augmented-reality/?utm_term=.4c63460242ee>
Interview with Dr Michael Ovens (Crawley, 11 August 2017)
Interview with Richard Utting (Fremantle, 18 August 2017)
Tour A Real Crime Scene Using Virtual Reality (online video), 20 September 2016, <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0Dk1rqTdbA>