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Attorneys seek temporary halt to recordings, worried conversations being heard

Attorneys working at the Monroe County Courthouse in Pennsylvania have sought a temporary halt to the use of a recording system in the courthouse, reports an article in the Pocono Record posted Nov. 19. The recording system was installed to avoid the cost of hiring a stenographer to transcribe proceedings. The attorneys fear that recording system has captured private, constitutionally protected attorney-client conversations. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

NCRA and NCRF nominations are open

Winter is nomination season at NCRA. The association asks its members to nominate anyone who they consider to be a qualified candidate for the following opportunities: NCRA Board of Directors nominations are now open. NCRA is in the process of selecting qualified candidates to serve as officers and directors for 2015–2016. The deadline to submit nominations is Feb. 17, 2015. Nominations should be submitted … [Continue reading...]

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NCRA Legal Video Conference wins big in Las Vegas

The 2014 NCRA Legal Video Conference was held this past Oct. 17-19 in Las Vegas, Nev., showcasing both the CLVS Seminar as well as continuing education designed specifically for legal videographers. The event kicked off on Friday, Oct. 17, with the Certified Legal Video Specialist Seminar, the first step to earning the CLVS certification. Faculty members Brian Clune, CLVS, San Anselmo, Calif.; Joe Cerda, CLVS, Dallas, Texas; Bruce Balmer, … [Continue reading...]

TechLinks: What’s new in hardware

Many of the articles shared on the Technology Committee email list are about hardware. This roundup includes articles on quality printers, a videoconferencing gadget, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, the Galaxy Gear 2, and the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100. On Lawyerist, Sam Glover stresses the importance of having a high-quality printer in the legal world and makes a couple recommendations. Read more. Fast Company's Harry McCracken reviews Highfive … [Continue reading...]

Jim Bouley

Jim Bouley passes away

Jim Bouley, RDR (Ret.), born on February 9, 1934, in Dayton, Minn., passed away on Nov. 13, after a long and fruitful life. Jim filled his 80 years with an abundance of hard work, devotion to family, sharp wit, and good humor. He had a huge capacity for living and loving. His generous spirit influenced many generations of children, colleagues, family and friends. Jim, a/k/a "The Fastest Fingers in the West," was a court reporter extraordinaire … [Continue reading...]

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In case of disaster

By David Ward When Laura Grosso, head of Pennsylvania-based ERSA Court Reporting, turned to cloud solution provider Broadview Networks for business telephone … [Read More...]

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Attorneys seek temporary halt to recordings, worried conversations being heard

Attorneys working at the Monroe County Courthouse in Pennsylvania have sought a temporary halt to the use of a recording system in the courthouse, … [Read More...]

Jim Bouley

Jim Bouley passes away

Jim Bouley, RDR (Ret.), born on February 9, 1934, in Dayton, Minn., passed away on Nov. 13, after a long and fruitful life. Jim filled his 80 years … [Read More...]

NCRA and NCRF nominations are open

Winter is nomination season at NCRA. The association asks its members to nominate anyone who they consider to be a qualified candidate for the … [Read More...]

Experts: Court reporting is a lucrative career choice

An article posted Nov. 17 by amNY.com showcases court reporting as a lucrative career choice. The article includes an interview with Larry Stieglitz, … [Read More...]

New York Attorney General strengthens policies to help deaf, hard of hearing

An article in the Daily News that ran Nov. 17 reports that the New York State Attorney General’s office  and local agencies are working together to … [Read More...]

Court reporter to transcribe public comments in local forums

Florida Today reported Nov. 17 that a court reporter will be available to transcribe public comments during two local forums being held by the federal … [Read More...]

Mecklenburg County courthouse losing vital employees

Court officials from the Mecklenburg County courthouse in North Carolina said they have lost vital employees -- including official court reporters -- … [Read More...]

NCRA member listed in Who’s News

The Sheboygan Press posted an article on Nov. 15 in its Who’s New section announcing that NCRA member Michelle Gudex, RMR, CRR, CBC, CCP, … [Read More...]

#GivingTuesday

NCRA and NCRF participate in #GivingTuesday

NCRA members and staff are all part of the service economy. NCRA members are keepers of the record, and NCRA staff serves its members. The profession … [Read More...]

Green River’s court reporting program receives realtime grant

The Auburn Reporter.com posted an article on Nov. 14 about the Green River Community College’s court reporting program receiving a realtime writing … [Read More...]

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