Courtroom Technology Overview
The court has technology equipment integrated into each courtroom for use by attorneys. Please review this information prior to using the equipment.
All courtrooms have teleconference capability integrated into the courtroom technology. You should notify the courtroom deputy well in advance if you anticipate you will need teleconferencing.
Video Conference Capability
Please be aware that there is video conference equipment in select courtrooms. The court also has the portable video conference unit that can be put into locations that don't have video conference capability. You should check with the courtroom deputy if you anticipate you may need video conferencing.
During your proceeding the courtroom deputy is the primary contact for courtroom technology. They will contact US District Court IT Personnel, if necessary.
The design of the Courtroom Technology has been approved by the Judge presiding over each courtroom. Please be aware that any requested changes may need to be reviewed and approved by the Judge prior to any changes being made. Please contact the judge's courtroom deputy with your request.
If you intend to incorporate your laptop into the courtroom's technology, it is imperative you test your laptop before the day of the appearance.
Descriptions and photos of courtroom basics, such as the witness stand, jury box, and podium.
Using the Control Panel
Instructions for using the control panel to control the courtroom technology equipment.
Using the Document Camera
Instructions for using the document camera to display documents and other items to the monitors in the courtroom.
Using the Touch Panel Monitors
Instructions for using the touch panel monitors found at the witness stand and attorney podium.
Using the VCR
Instructions for using the VCR that is integrated into the courtroom technology.
Connecting Your Laptop Computer in the Courtroom
Instructions for connecting your laptop at one of the attorney tables or the attorney podium.