The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania uses the Jury Evidence Recording System (JERS) to capture evidence electronically during a trial. The Court provides evidence presentation equipment to any member of the bar practicing within the Middle District of Pennsylvania. A training session on the use of this equipment can be requested by contacting the Judicial Assistant of the presiding Judge in your case.
How to Submit Electronic Exhibit Files
Electronic evidence files should be provided on a USB drive, DVD, or CD.
Requirements for Exhibit File Types
- Documents and Images: .pdf, .txt, .jpg, .bmp, .tif, .gif, .png
- Video and Audio Recordings: .avi, .asf, .mpg, .mp3, .mp4, .wav, .wmv, .3gpp
Exhibit Formatting Instructions for Batch Importing