Archive for February 2014

Thanks, Arizona, for Senate Bill 1062. You Make Illinois Look Normal!

I wanted to stay out of the political fray.  Really, I did.  No good can come from publicly expressing one’s political views–there’ll always be a louder voice with an opposing view.  But the mere drafting of Arizona Senate Bill 1062 one begs — pleads for — nah, it screams for a response from the great State of... Read more »

Why Hallmark Doesn't Make A Card For National Court Reporting and Captioning Week

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Stenographer Defined Ask a stranger walking down the street to define what a court reporter is and you’re likely to get a weird response.  Otherwise known as “stenographers” — we hate that — or as Dom DeLuise referred to our profession in this YouTube video, “stenos.”  In truth, the general public is challenged to describe... Read more »

How many typos does it take to make a court report ntus?

How many typos does it take to make a court report ntus?
Court reporters are an intense bunch.  I’ve often wondered why.  Recently, I had a revelation and the why has been answered.  Last fall, I entered the classroom to teach within my own profession, and this experience has given me an interesting glimpse into court reporters’ psyches and how it all begins. Few people know (even... Read more »
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