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Courtroom Basics

The court is currently in the process of upgrading courtroom technology. This page covers not-yet-upgraded courtrooms, which include all Tacoma courtrooms except for that of Judge Ronald B. Leighton. If you are appearing before Judge Leighton or any Seattle judge, please see the upgraded technology pages.

Please note that there are some differences in the equipment and placement of items between courthouses and courtrooms.

Seattle podiumSeattle podium

The podium has a touch panel monitor, document camera, microphone and VCR. Additionally, there are connections available for a laptop.

Tacoma podium and cartTacoma podium and cart

The podium and cart have a touch panel monitor, document camera, microphone, DVD Player, and VCR. Additionally, there are connections available for a laptop.

Witness standWitness stand

The witness stand contains a touch panel monitor and microphone.

Attorney tablesAttorney tables

You will find monitors as well as input connections at the attorney tables. Typically you will find one monitor and connection at the prosecution and defense table. In Seattle, you will find two monitors and input connections at the defense table.

Jury boxJury box

The jury box contains monitors to allow jurors easy viewing of displayed items.

Assisted listening equipment Assisted listening equipment

All courtrooms can accommodate equipment to assist the hearing impaired as well as providing translation services when necessary. If this equipment is needed, please contact the judge's courtroom deputy who will make the necessary arrangements.

Courtroom Technology (Legacy)

For requests or other help with courtroom technology, please contact your courtroom deputy. He or she will contact IT personnel if necessary.