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2nd Edition

Introduction to Court Interpreting

ISBN 9781138916517
Published December 7, 2016 by Routledge
172 Pages 4 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Court interpreting laws and regulations

3. Legal Traditions of the World

4. Criminal and Civil Procedure

5. Interpreting for Law Enforcement

6. The Code of Ethics

7. Interpreting Modes and Strategies

8. Remote Interpreting

9. Specialized Topics, Resources and References

10. Professional Issues and Continuing Education

Appendix A: Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibilities

Appendix B: Instructions to Parties in the Courtroom



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