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Court Reporting and Interpretation: A Guide

Throughout the course of a court proceeding, it is imperative that all involved — witnesses, lawyers, court reporters, etc. — understand what is being said in real time. In 1978, the United States court systems established qualifications and rules for interpreters by...

How to Ensure Your Interpreted Deposition is Accurate

Being called over to a lawyer's office to provide a sworn deposition can be a little frightening. In a deposition, witnesses involved in an impending case are asked to answer questions posed by an attorney. The sworn testimony is to be given under oath, and a court...

Here’s How a Court Reporter Can Help Win Your Case

Court reporters can play an integral role in any court case regardless of how big or small. Such legal professionals provide support for trial preparation and understand how to efficiently document proceedings. Experienced court reporters provide accurate transcripts...

Why Court Reporters Can’t be Replaced by Electronics

Of all the professions made obsolete by technology, you would think being a court reporter is near the top of the list. After all, they just write down what's said in court, and a machine could record that, right? While that's true, technically speaking, there are...

How Court Reporting is Changing With Technology

Even if you've never been in a courtroom, you've probably watched a court reporter in action on your favorite TV or film crime drama. These days, this service is often provided by court reporter firms that are staffed with professionals who have mastered more than...

How Can Court Reporters Help Attorneys During Depositions?

While the primary players in most legal proceedings are the lawyers, the parties involved, and maybe a judge or jury, there is another key personage that's almost always present and can have a profound effect on the legal progress: the court reporter. More than just...

Tips on How to Succeed as a Court Reporter

Most court reporters want to be successful in their profession to bring in repeat business and become reputable in the industry. It's important to possess specific strengths that allow you to work more for law firms and reporting firms. When you want to succeed as a...

9 Tasks that Can be Delegated to a Court Reporter

Paralegals might be classified as legal assistants, but they also require help. With all of the coordinating, meetings, phone conversations and legal research that has to be done, it only makes sense for a resourceful paralegal to delegate some tasks to court...

A Brief History of Court Reporting

Those who wonder how an Oklahoma court reporter seems to type so little and record so much should look to the history of shorthand. Court reporting plays such a vital role in archiving the events of the judicial system that it has to be respected for its power to keep...

IMPORTANT DETAILS ABOUT COURT REPORTING

Court reporting entails the creation and preservation of records of the spoken words in a courtroom and may be used in case of an appeal. Court reporters are very important and the services they provide to the clients are very essential. What Are the Duties of a Court...