Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Drawing from Experience

Jane Rosenberg is an artist unlike any other. Her typical landscape is the inside of a courtroom and her subjects are the people in them. She has built a career over multiple decades drawing some of our country’s most infamous defendants during many of their worst moments.  

Listen in as Jane talks with Chief Judge Myers about her start as a courtroom sketch artist, her biggest cases, and where she sees the future of her field going with the introduction of cameras inside a courtroom.


  • 00:19 - Introduction to Jane Rosenberg
  • 06:57 – Importance of courtroom sketch artists
  • 15:04 – How she gets started on a sketch
  • 21:52 – Working the Boston Marathon trial
  • 24:30 – The future of courtroom sketch artists
  • 25:56 – Working the El Chapo trial

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Open Ninth
Episode 125

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 28:50



In this episode

Circuit Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr.
Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Senior Judge

Senior Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. served as a Circuit Judge from 2011-2021. He was elected as Chief Judge and started his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Jane Rosenberg

Courtroom Artist

Jane Rosenberg is a renowned courtroom sketch artist with work from infamous cases like El Chapo, Woody Allen, Martha Stewart, and more.