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Northern District of Texas

David C. Godbey, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Judge Godbey's Courtroom

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Please note: The court recommends that all persons planning to use the equipment schedule training at least a week before the trial begins. Training should be scheduled through the Courtroom Deputy. More information regarding training is available on the main Courtroom Technology page.


Analog and Digital Equipment Available

  • Courtroom Sound System consists of speakers and microphones which are located at the bench, witness box, podium, and counsel tables.
  • HDMI (digital) video inputs at counsel tables and podium
  • HD (digital) audio inputs at counsel tables and podium
  • Flat panel LED monitors at counsel tables
  • Video Annotation is available and active on the monitors in the witness box and podium.
  • Digital Document Camera can be used to present various forms of evidence such as documents, photographs, x-rays, and 3-dimensional objects.
  • Digital Projector
  • 8'X10' wall mounted projection screen opposite jury box
  • TIP Interpreting System
  • VOIP Phone Conferencing
  • Video Conference System