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Patterson, Penny. 2002. The right to an interpreter: who decides? An Australian perspective. The ATA Chronicle 31 (4) : 17–20.
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The capacity of judges (who are extensively trained in legal matters, but not usually in linguistic ones) to make informed decisions about language proficiency is questionable, and exposes weakness in the Australian legal system. This is the main focus of this paper.
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