Current through L. 2021, ch. 447 and L. 2021 SP1, ch. 1
Section 21-411 - Appointment of reporter; transcriptA. The presiding judge of the superior court shall appoint a regularly appointed court reporter to record the proceedings before the grand jury, except the deliberations of the grand jury. The reporter's notes containing the proceedings from which an indictment is returned shall be transcribed and filed with the clerk of the superior court not later than twenty days following the return of the indictment, unless the court otherwise orders. Such transcript shall be made available to the prosecuting officer and the defendant. The transcript or a portion of the transcript may be denied to a defendant by the court upon a showing of extraordinary circumstances by a prosecuting officer. The reporter's notes which are not transcribed as provided in this section shall be filed with the clerk of the superior court and impounded and shall be transcribed only when ordered by the presiding judge of the superior court.B. The reporter and typists who transcribe the reporter's notes of grand jury proceedings shall be sworn by the foreman or acting foreman not to disclose any testimony or the name of any witness except to the county attorney or other prosecuting officer or when testifying in court.