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CONFESSIONS OF A COUNTRY COURT REPORTER yt? u7 hi

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

Delaware

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

Delaware

When should the court reporter interrupt?

CONTROLLING THE PROCEEDINGS, In Deposition and in Court

  • What do you say? Learn to project your voice politely yet firmly into the proceedings. One way is to say, “Excuse me” and lean forward with your hand pressed to your ear indicating you just did not hear.
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They gave me a pile of exhibits -- what do I do with them?

Exhibits can be a nightmare for a deposition reporter. Here’s a few things you should know about handling exhibits.

Exhibits are part of the record you are creating. 677 more words

Delaware