I am often asked about what I think of PowerPoint in court. I’ve only seen one PowerPoint presentation in an appellate argument. The attorney who used it did a good job. My only complaint was that I found myself confused about where to look. Did I look at the screen or the attorney arguing?
Here is a link to an article in Wired about a Washington case that was reversed because of the prosecutor’s use of Powerpoint.
If PowerPoint is used at trial, I would think that the parties would want the record to include a printed version of the slides either for identification or as evidence.
Here is a link to the article in the ABA Journal.