- Courtrooms 5, 9 and 16 in the Prettyman building are dedicated Electronic Courtrooms and always have evidence presentation technology. Please see the Electronic
Courtroom page in this web-site, which details what technology can be found in these
- In addition, courtrooms 5 and 16 have videoconference capabilities. To request the use
of videoconference technology, additional information is required by the Court. Please
complete the Videoconference Request Form (PDF) and e-mail it to John Cramer.
- Courtroom 20 (Ceremonial Courtroom) can be configured as an electronic courtroom if
requested. The same technology available in the courtrooms listed above is also
available for courtroom 20, with the exception of videoconferencing.
- The remainder of the courtrooms in the Prettyman building are all wired to work with
one of the Court’s Mobile Evidence Presentation Systems (MEPS.) The Court has
several of these MEPS, which can be moved to different courtrooms as needed. These
MEPS contain the following technology:
As noted above, these MEPS are often moved between courtrooms, so please do not assume
the equipment will be in a courtroom. Call John Cramer at 202-354-3019 or e-mail him at
email@example.com to determine if the courtroom in question is adequately
equipped for your hearing or trial.
- Document camera (ELMO.)
- DVD/VCR combo player.
- PC connectivity at lectern. The Court will provide a standard 6' VGA cable.
Counsel should bring their own 10' or longer VGA extension cable if they
wish to present evidence from their laptop at counsel table. Counsel
should also bring a 10'-15' audio cable if their presentation contains audio.
The audio cable should have a mini plug at both ends.
- 15" monitors for Judge, witness, lectern, and counsel tables.
- 42" plasma monitors for Jury, with one monitor placed at either end of the