Additional Course Information
Overview of Court Proceedings
Categories of law -- statutory, common, administrative, law v. equity, and court opinions.
The standard order of criminal and civil trials, including discovery.
Commonly used legal terms and phrases, including Latin word roots.
The history of digital reporting and court reporting.
- Jurisdiction of state courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies.
Digital Reporting and Freelance/Depositions
Methods of audio recording and recording equipment;
Equipment set up, microphone placement, and channel assignment for various proceeding types and room configurations;
- Setting up a recording in various room configurations;
- Courtroom and freelance/deposition process, reporter preparation, duties and notes.
- Swearing in witness and interpreters.
Playback Software and Annotations
How to annotate proceedings and important information to include deciphering information within annotations;
How to perform basic troubleshooting and equipment testing;
How to conduct playbacks;
The order of importance -- speaker identifications, notes, time-stamping
- Sample annotations
Integrity, Stamina, Terminology, and Internet Research
The field’s Code of Conduct, ethics, and confidentiality;
The importance of physical and emotional stamina;
Effective Internet research techniques;
Other resources and reference customary to the profession; and
Setup techniques via video demonstrations.
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