Below are a list of pre-readings to be completed prior to the start of the weekend on 1/26/18.
Wisconsin Court System – Code of Ethics for Interpreters
Linguistics and the Law by Colleen Brennan
Women’s Language or Powerless Language by O’Barr and Atkins
Deaf Persons: Culture, Communication and the Courts by John Ricardson
Characteristics and Functions of Legal Language by Charrow, Crandall and Charrow
Please note that this last article is tricky to read as we are unable to adjust the orientation. I recommend printing this one.
Resources From Class
Power vs Powerless Language Handout
WI Court System Overview and Flow Charts
Optional reading for enrichment and greater learning opportunity, but not required.
2007 RID JOI: The Bill of Rights, Due Process and the Deaf Suspect/Defendant by Andrews, Vernon and LaVigne
Legal Interpreting: Unraveling the Mysteries of Courtroom Protocol & other Quagmires by Gay Belliveau
The Role of Message Analysis in Interpretation by William Isham
Creating Teamwork & Identifying Sources of Conflict
New Interpreter Code of Ethics- Improving Court Access by Hon. Elsea Lamelas
Thank you to our community partner for providing our training location.