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The Bilingual Courtroom

Author : Susan Berk-Seligson
ISBN : 9780226329475
Genre : Law
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Susan Berk-Seligson’s groundbreaking book draws on more than one hundred hours of audio recordings of Spanish/English court proceedings in federal, state, and municipal courts—along with a number of psycholinguistic experiments involving mock juror reactions to interpreted testimony—to present a systematic study of court interpreters that raises some alarming, vitally important concerns. Contrary to the assumption that interpreters do not affect the dynamics of court proceedings, Berk-Seligson shows that interpreters could potentially make the difference between a defendant being found guilty or not guilty of a crime. This second edition of the The Bilingual Courtroom includes a fully updated review of both theoretical and policy-oriented research relevant to the use of interpreters in legal settings, particularly from the standpoint of linguistic pragmatics. It provides new insights into interpreting in quasi-judicial, informal, and specialized judicial settings, such as small claims court, jails, and prisons; updates trends in interpreter certification and credentialing, both in the United States and abroad; explores remote interpreting (for example, by telephone) and interpreter training programs; looks at political trials and tribunals to add to our awareness of international perspectives on court interpreting; and expands upon cross-cultural issues. Also featuring a new preface by Berk-Seligson, this second edition not only highlights the impact of the previous versions of The Bilingual Courtroom, but also draws attention to the continued need for critical study of interpreting in our ever diversifying society.

The Practice Of Court Interpreting

Author : Alicia B. Edwards
ISBN : 9789027283665
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Practice of Court Interpreting describes how the interpreter works in the court room and other legal settings. The book discusses what is involved in court interpreting: case preparation, ethics and procedure, the creation and avoidance of error, translation and legal documents, tape transcription and translation, testifying as an expert witness, and continuing education outside the classroom. The purpose of the book is to provide the interpreter with a map of the terrain and to suggest methods that will help insure an accurate result. The author, herself a practicing court interpreter, says: “The structure of the book follows the structure of the work as we do it.” The book is intended as a basic course book, as background reading for practicing court interpreters and for court officials who deal with interpreters.

Introduction To Court Interpreting

Author : Holly Mikkelson
ISBN : 9781317424581
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An Introduction to Court Interpreting has been carefully designed to be comprehensive, accessible and globally applicable. Starting with the history of the profession and covering the key topics from the role of the interpreter in the judiciary setting to ethical principles and techniques of interpreting, this text has been thoroughly revised. The new material covers: remote interpreting and police interpreting; role-playing scenarios including the Postville case of 2008; updated and expanded resources. In addition, the extensive practical exercises and suggestions for further reading help to ensure this remains the essential introductory textbook for all courses on court interpreting

Fundamentals Of Court Interpretation

Author : Roseann Dueñas González
ISBN : STANFORD:36105044608938
Genre : Law
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This volume explores court interpreting from legal, linguistic, and pragmatic vantages. It standardizes practice among court interpreters by providing useful guidelines for the judiciary, attorneys, and other court personnel. Because of the growing use of interpreters, there is an increasing demand for guidelines on the proper utilizations of court interpreters. This book has become the standard reference book worldwide.

Languages At War

Author : H. Footitt
ISBN : 9781137010278
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Emphasising the significance of foreign languages at the centre of war and conflict, this book argues that 'foreignness' and foreign languages are key to our understanding of what happens in war. Through case studies the book traces the role of languages in intelligence, military deployment, soldier/civilian meetings, occupation and peace building.

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ISBN : OSU:32437123162006
Genre : Law libraries
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ISBN : IND:30000080912045
Genre : Law
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The Arizona Report

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ISBN : IND:30000070103456
Genre : Mexican Americans
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Selected Acquisitions Of The Library

Author : Indiana University, Bloomington. Law Library
ISBN : IND:30000038937185
Genre : Acquisitions (Libraries)
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Author : Nicholas Triffin
ISBN : 0878020403
Genre : Law
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