Courtroom Technology

Requesting Technology for the Courtroom

To reserve or request any of the courtroom technologies below, please use our Technology Request Form.

Electronic Court Recordings (ECR)

The court digitally records all court hearings using FTR Gold software. We do not use court reporters. Originals and copies of transcripts of ECR recordings are available for order by request. You may also purchase a digital copy of the hearing on a CD.

Available Technologies

The technologies listed below are available in all courtrooms, unless specified otherwise. The descriptions are intended to inform attorneys, trustees and other individuals who come before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the technology available within the Foley Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse and C. Clifton Young Federal Buildings.

Available Technologies [PDF format]:

It is a violation of Judicial Conference policy, and Local Rule IA 9-1, to record, transmit or broadcast United States Bankruptcy Court proceedings with wireless or any other communication devices.

Wireless communication devices include, but are not limited to, mobile phones, laptop computers and personal digital assistants (PDAs). Cameras and other devices (pen recorders, phones, etc.) that are capable of recording, reproducing and transmitting are prohibited from use within the Courtroom.

Failure to abide by this Rule may result in the forfeiture of any such device.

*The Court assumes no responsibility for the quality, reliability or security of the internet service provided to counsel in the courtroom.