The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island participates in the digital electronic audio program "Court Talk". This resource gives PACER users access to recorded court hearings, trials and proceedings uploaded to the case docket shortly after hearing. These recordings are uploaded as PDF files that contain MP3 attachments, identified by a small speaker symbol on the docket.
Take Note: Digital recordings on the case docket are merely copies of court proceedings, provided as a convenience to the public and cannot be used for transcript purposes. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 753(b) "[n]o transcripts of the proceedings of the Court shall be considered as official except those made from the records certified by the reporter or other individual designated to produce the record."