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Senate vote avoids budget crisis, restores court reporter funding

Court reporters and officials in Lake County Circuit Court breathed a collective sigh of relief Thursday afternoon when the Illinois Senate narrowly approved a budget fix that addressed a shortfall in funding for the courthouse duty.

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As it is for most people, the time comes when one has to make a living all by one’s self. Mine came when I was first a grass widow. 3,865 more words

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A High Court reporter who travels with important court documents

When it doesn’t rain, it pours. Almost everyday, a scandal emerges in Malawi that shows the level of incompetency and dysfunction that exists on all levels. 406 more words

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Advice From A Reporter Working In Court

I asked my friend, Andrea Saatman, who has been working in the Delaware courts for many years, what kind of advice she would pass on to young reporters.  

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To (sic) or not to (sic)

I very, very rarely (sic) a transcript.

Using (sic) seems to me to point out that someone made a mistake and I know better. It makes lawyers and witnesses look stupid. 360 more words

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When the proceedings get going too fast

AND I PROMISE YOU IT WILL NEARLY EVERY DAY!  

Remember for now and for always: speed is your friend. The faster and cleaner you write, the easier the rest of your professional life will be.   234 more words

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