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Witnesses and Social Media: A Potentially Damaging Combination

March 25, 2019 5:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If attorneys had their way, their clients and witnesses would never use social media of any kind—it would make their jobs significantly easier. However, the reality is that Facebook has nearly 2 billion active users, and Twitter processes nearly 340 million tweets per day. What is particularly dangerous about social media postings is that they are much more permanent than a phone call or a comment made in person, and can easily be made public. Anyone involved in ongoing legal matters, including witnesses, must be careful about what they post on their social media platforms, as any information they share... View Article

Why Punctuation Matters in Court Reporting in Phoenix, AZ

March 11, 2019 5:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As you are likely aware, accuracy in court reporting isn’t just important—it’s mandatory. This goes for everything from the words said by a person in a court setting to the punctuation used in a sentence. As tempting as it can be to try to correct the grammar in transcriptions, everything must remain exactly as the person spoke it. Here’s some information about the importance of punctuation in court reporting in Phoenix, AZ. Navigating the challenges of written versus verbal communication One of the many difficult aspects of a court reporter’s job is figuring out how to accurately transcribe exactly what’s... View Article