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by John J. Prout Jr.
Though court reporters normally play an unobtrusive role in the legal system, we do stand out for one primary reason: In a contentious environment where two parties struggle for victory, the court reporter remains neutral and impartial, ensuring through his or her efforts in making the record that each party will be treated fairly whether in the courtroom or the deposition sui…
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Reporting a deposition where the witness is appearing by telephone (1999)
Statement of Facts
A Member has requested an opinion from the Committee on Professional Ethics regarding the following scenario: a reporter arrives to report a deposition where the witness is appearing by telephone. Although the reporter is not in the presence of the witness, there is a notary in the presence of the w…
Ethics and Business Practices, Advocacy
This Electronic Resource Library allows you to browse individual documents on issues concerning electronic recording (ER). Please feel free to use these articles for your information and research purposes. We will continue to add material as it becomes available.
Evidence Against Electronic Recording
ExxonValdez TranscriptThe following transcript from the Exxon Valdez case was produced fr…
A court reporter shall always disclose to all parties present at a deposition the existence of any direct or indirect contracting relationship with any attorney or party to the case, so that the other parties may exercise their rights under Rules 28(c), 29 and 32(d)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and comparable state and local laws, to object to the taking of the deposition because o…
Advocacy, Ethics and Business Practices
By Gary Robson
Censorship and the First Amendment may be one of the most misunderstood concepts in America today. In the context of television, it is now tightly interwoven with closed captioning in several ways.
To understand the issue, let's start with the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It states, "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press."
CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I
The name is the National Court Reporters Association Political Action Committee (hereinafter, "NCRA PAC").
NCRA PAC is a separate segregated fund that is connected to and sponsored by the National Court Reporters Association (hereinafter, the “Association”). NCRA PAC shall be independent of any…