Procedures test 1
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Procedures test 1
Common terms for the court reporter
A keen sense to know what to say and do in any given circumstance
Confidentiality - three instances
1. Grand Jury investigations
2. Family Court proceedings
3. any court-ordered proceeding to be held confidentially.
Realtime translation/ Closed Captioning
Immediate transcription of notes
CAT - computer transcribes the shorthand notes
Any type of reporting that serves as a help or aid to someone in communication. I.e. closed captioning for the hearing impaired.
Official court reporters
Reporters who are employed by a court to report arraignments, sentencing procedures, parole hearings, jury trials and appeals before a magistrate, hearing officer or judge.
Reporters used by lawyers to report arbitrations, negotiations, board hearings, or depositions.
Examinations before trial
A service that is offered by television broadcasting stations.
The Americans with disabilities act/ ADA
An act that addresses closed captioning
CART/ Communication access realtime translation
Used in educational settings where students of all ages have various levels of hearing deficiencies. Also can be used in other instances like church settings.
those who offer the service of CART
Litigation support services
Extra services that a reporter or agency will offer to their clients
Examples of litigation support services
keyword indexing, condensed transcript, instant viewing, ASCII file
The ability to have a running index appear at the beginning of a transcript that will list by page an line number the occurences of a particular word or phrase within an entire transcript
a compressed transcript that is two to four smaller pages on one regular-sized piece of transcript paper
ASCII file/ The American standard code for information interchange
can be read by a variety of software programs
The Human Factor
Another name for a live court reporter. The human factor is responsible for producing a quick and accurate transcript
persistance, tenacity, determination. all factors of a court reporter.
Two broad categories of a court reporter
Writing and reading