Court Reporter's and Cart Services Handbook

Court Reporter's and Cart Services Handbook

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For undergraduate courses in Court Reporting Procedures as well as Law School courses including interaction with Court Reporters. Assuming no prior experience by the student, this practical, real-world guide uses easy-to-understand language to introduce both the basic and advanced concepts of court reporting across a wide range of court and legal procedures. The book is packed with general forms, sample written knowledge tests, and review questions designed to give students an excellent source of information concerning how the court reporter functions in the real world, as well as actual issues they more

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  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 208.3 x 278.9 x 12.7mm | 607.82g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130976342
  • 9780130976345

Table of contents

A. GENERAL INFORMATION FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN COURT AND REALTIME REPORTING. 1. Considering Reporting as a Career. 2. A Self-test to Determine Your Interest in Reporting. 3. The Reporting Profession Defined. B. OFFICIAL COURT REPORTING. 4. The Working Environment of the Official Court Reporter. 5. Terminology of the Official Court Reporter. 6. A Typical Criminal Jury Trial. 7. A Typical Civil Jury Trial. 8. Things to Consider Before a Trial Begins: Calendar, Worksheet, Stipulations. 9. How to Administer Oath, Witness Setup, Speaker and Examination Identification. 10. How to Report Parentheticals. 11. How to Report Motions. 12. How to Report Objections. 13. How to Mark Exhibits. 14. How to Read Back and Testify. 15. How to Produce the Transcript. 16. How to Invoice and Deliver the Transcript. 17. How a Trial Transcript Looks. C. FREELANCE REPORTING. 18. The Working Environment of the Freelance Reporter. 19. Terminology of the Freelance Reporter. 20. Reporting a Typical Deposition: General Information. 21. Deposition Reporting: Things to Consider. 22. The Deposition Transcript: Transcribing, Invoicing, and Delivery. 23. How the Deposition Transcript Looks. D. CAPTIONING REPORTING AND CART. 24. The Working Environment of the Captioner. 25. Terminology and Legislation. 26. A Day in the Life of a Captioning Reporter. 27. How a Captioned Job Looks. E. HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR THE REPORTING PROFESSION. 28. Ethics of the Reporting Profession. 29. Professionalism, Associations, Testing, and Continuing Education. 30. Research for the Record, Internet Research, and Citations of Authority. 31. Finding Employment. 32. The Office Environment. 33. The Court System in America. F. THE TECHNOLOGY OF THE REPORTER. 34. Hardware and Software Considerations, CAT, and Litigation Support. 35. The Technology of Transcript Production. 36. Tomorrow's Technology: Computer Integrated Courtrooms and more