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What Is the Purpose of a Stenographer?

December 23, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve ever followed a court case closely, or know somebody that’s involved in a court-type setting or career, you may have heard of the term "Stenographer." They are often referenced in court-related situations.  But what is a stenographer, by definition? And what is a court stenographer? Both are quite important jobs and are often related to the legal field. Let’s discuss the differences between a stenographer and a court stenographer.  A stenographer is somebody whose job is to take notes in shorthand form. They quickly type whatever a person who is speaking is saying in a very quick, abbreviated way.... View Article

The Ethical Standards of a Court Reporter: Info from a Legal Transcription Service in Phoenix, AZ

March 28, 2018 11:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Court reporters act as a neutral third party in all court cases, and as such have some extremely stringent ethical standards that regulate the kind of work they do. The National Court Reporters Association has a strict code of professional ethics that all reporters are expected to adhere to. Here, from the NCRA’s website, is how the organization’s code of professional ethics reads: “A Member Shall: Be fair and impartial toward each participant in all aspects of reported proceedings, and always offer to provide comparable services to all parties in a proceeding. Be alert to situations that are conflicts of... View Article