Theme: Legal/Court

The Intersection of Medical and Legal Interpreting with DI/HI Teams

“This workshop is intended for those who may be working, or plan to work, in the  intersections of medical and legal. We will explore what settings are more likely  intersectional, why Deaf Interpreters increase positive outcomes, and how to navigate  the medical systems that intersect with legal interpreting. We will look at case  studies, review …

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Consecutive Interpreting, Notetaking & Witness Testimony PART 1

“This seminar will define consecutive interpreting and notetaking for use in court and legal settings by example and illustration of spoken language interpreting theory and practice.  The seminar will present evidence from research in the field of sign language interpreting demonstrating the effective ness of the mode.  Participants will engage in intra-language exercises for notetaking …

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Consecutive Interpreting, Notetaking & Witness Testimony PART 2

“This seminar will define consecutive interpreting and notetaking for use in court and legal settings by example and illustration of spoken language interpreting theory and practice.  The seminar will present evidence from research in the field of sign language interpreting demonstrating the effective ness of the mode.  Participants will engage in intra-language exercises for notetaking …

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Essential Criminal Procedure Concepts for Judiciary Interpreters

“A bulk of the court interpreter’s work takes place in criminal contexts. Much criminal law and procedure is governed by constitutional principles as interpreted by the Supreme Court. This course provides an analysis of criminal settings from arrest through trial which are commonly encountered in interpreted settings. The course is non-language specific and can benefit …

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Beginning Court/Legal Terminology for Interpreters

“This interactive workshop is designed for participants who are interested in pursuing courtinterpreter certification. Many interpreters and interpreting students are interested in eventuallyworking in a court/legal setting but are unsure where to start. The information presented in thisworkshop is primarily vocabulary/concept based and is designed to provide a foundation fromwhich to build a more well-rounded …

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Right or Wrong: Making Decisions in Legal Interpreting Work

“This workshop will explore ethical decision making pertaining to legal and courtroom  settings. We will discuss how and what makes legal interpreting unique yet applicable to  other genres of interpreting. Legal documents such as the guilty plea, the Miranda Warning, and others will be analyzed for interpreting implications.  “ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBZTDAvJGlw

How Do I Know if I’m Ready to Work in Legal Settings?

“A theme in many basic interpreter education programs involves teaching language skills and orienting students to the Deaf community. Often, student interpreters are told to avoid legal interpreting at all costs. Understandably, instructors want students to learn solid language and interpreting skills before entering this high-risk setting. However, many qualified generalist interpreters never take the …

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