Printed trial transcripts can cost thousands of dollars to produce, use up space, and are only used for short time periods. The Alberta Court of Appeal remedied these issues by launching an electronic appeal book program.
Roger Philip Kerans and Patrick Keys,
Use of Electronic Appeal Transcripts in the Alberta Court of Appeal,
2 J. App. Prac. & Process 329
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