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Best practices for attorneys working with court reporters at hearings

A blog posted by Kramm Court Reporting on Sept. 25 offers up seven best practices for attorneys working with court reporters to ensure an accurate and quick transcript. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Movie closed captioning tussle in Montreal

Talk radio station CJAD, Montreal, Quebec, reported on Sept. 24, on a new twist in a continuing story about Canadian movie theaters providing access to captioned films. Jeffrey Liebman, a deaf Montrealer, is claiming he was discriminated against by Cineplex, which refused access to English captions because the French captions for the same movie weren't available. A representative who spoke to the Office de la Langue Francaise said  that there's … [Continue reading...]

JCR Awards nominations open through Oct. 31

Nominate yourself or a noteworthy court reporter, captioner, videographer, scopist, teacher, school administrator, or court reporting manager for recognition through the JCR Awards. Conceived as a way to recognize and highlight the exemplary professionalism, community service, and business practices of NCRA members, the JCR Awards is a way to tell compelling stories that bring to life innovative and successful business strategies from the past … [Continue reading...]

TechLinks: Printers, iOS 10, and portable keyboards

NCRA’s Technology Committee has already started finding information on the products members need for the future. This time, the group offers great starts to your research for upgrading to iOS10 on the iPhone; 2016’s best printers; and suggestions for portable keyboards for your tablets or mobile devices. Technology Committee co-chair Nancy Bistany, RPR, of Chicago, Ill., shared an article from Business Insider about the iPhone’s iOS 10. From … [Continue reading...]

NCRA student member earns grant

The Toledo Chronicle-Tama News Herald, Tama, Iowa, posted an article Sept. 26 about NCRA student member Kathy Holtz being awarded a Program for Continuing Education grant. Holtz attends the Des Moines Area Community College and is majoring in court reporting. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

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Excerpt from “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Brash Blonde”

CHAPTER ONE “‘How long has the subject been dead?’ This is the question most commonly asked in the field of forensic pathology.” The speaker paused to survey … [Read More...]

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Best practices for attorneys working with court reporters at hearings

A blog posted by Kramm Court Reporting on Sept. 25 offers up seven best practices for attorneys working with court reporters to ensure an accurate and … [Read More...]

Movie closed captioning tussle in Montreal

Talk radio station CJAD, Montreal, Quebec, reported on Sept. 24, on a new twist in a continuing story about Canadian movie theaters providing access … [Read More...]

NCRA student member earns grant

The Toledo Chronicle-Tama News Herald, Tama, Iowa, posted an article Sept. 26 about NCRA student member Kathy Holtz being awarded a Program for … [Read More...]

Redacting confidential portions – after the fact

JD Supra Advisor posted a blog on Sept. 21 that addresses the benefit of designating confidential portions to be redacted while at the deposition that … [Read More...]

Is allegations of discrimination delaying cases at O.C. Superior Court system?

An article posted Sept. 20 by the Orange County Register addresses a state agency investigation into alleged job discrimination in the Orange County … [Read More...]

California’s court reporters are long overdue for a raise

The Sacramento Bee posted an article on Sept. 20, authored by Brooke Ryan, president of the California Court Reporters Association (CCRA) addressing … [Read More...]

Oneida County court reporter sheds light on court reporting profession

NCRA member Lynn Penfield, RPR, CRR, an official court reporter from Harshaw, Wis., was featured in a story posted by WHFW-Channel 12 on Sept. 20. In … [Read More...]

New Jersey Supreme Court issues rule to protect court reporter’s audio file

The Certified Court Reporters Association – New Jersey (CCRA-NJ) announced that the New Jersey Supreme Court Rules Committee created a new court rule … [Read More...]

Minnesotans plan online memorial for Jim Woitalla

On Sept. 23, 6-9 p.m., court reporters are invited to share memories and photos through Facebook to remember James (Jim) Woitalla, RDR, CRI. The … [Read More...]

Fellowship of Academy of Professional Reporters nominations open

NCRA is currently seeking nominations for its Academy of Professional Reporters. Nominations are due Dec. 15. Fellows represent the pinnacle of … [Read More...]

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