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Resources and Related Links


Tools for Interpreters

Sample Written Test of English Language Proficiency for Languages other than Spanish

Sample Oral Exam (orientation guide and practice exam)

Essential Dictionaries for Court Interpreters

Glossaries

Interpreter's Checklist - do and don't list

Study Guide References (provided by the Consortium for Language Access in the Courts)

Online Training

UCS Court Interpreter Manual and Code of Ethics (December 2008)

Schools/Colleges that offer Interpreting programs

Courtroom Team

Test Guides and Resource Booklets for State Examinations

New Mexico Center for Language Access

We are New York-videos to practice English

Courtroom Resources:

Benchcard for Judges

Working with Interpreters-Tips

Tips for Remote Interpreting

Videos:

UCS Judge's Guide to Working with Court Interpreters Video; 18 minutes | Transcript

Cultural Misconceptions about Deaf People and the Challenge for the Courts (video from the Ohio Judicial System)

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Professional Associations and Groups:

American Translator Association

The American Association of Language Specialists

Consortium for Language Access in the Courts
(at the National Center for State Courts)

NAJIT

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Neighboring State and Federal Court Intepreting Programs:

New Jersey

Connecticut

Pennsylvania

Ohio

US District Court, Southern District

Additional Links:

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

Federal Interagency Working Group on Limited English Proficiency

Translated information on the NY Courts' website

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