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Mikkelson, Holly. 2000. Introduction to court interpreting (Translation Practices Explained 1). Manchester: St. Jerome. 160 pp.


Court interpreting has become increasingly professionalized as the number of practitioners grew and judicial systems and legislatures throughout the world focused more on language rights as an element of the process. Introduction to court interpreting is a course book for court interpreter training that is not oriented toward the judicial system of a particular country, but can be used anywhere for training interpreters in any language combination. It covers the history of the profession, the legal basis for the interpreter's presence in the courtroom, criminal and civil procedure, comparative law, the role of the interpreter in the judiciary setting, ethical principles, techniques of interpreting, and resources for continuing education and research. It also contains practical exercises and suggestions for further reading, as well as a comprehensive bibliography.
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