Areas of Study

Course Overview

This is an introductory course designed for interpreters who are interested in or are already working in the legal system. This course covers: pre-requisite skills and knowledge for legal interpreters; roles and protocol for legal interpreters; positioning of legal interpreters; roles of legal personnel; and ethics and the court code of conduct. All of the information is applicable for both deaf and hearing interpreters and for working in deaf/hearing interpreter teams. This course may be taken for (1) no credit, (2) undergraduate credit, or (3) graduate credit.

Credit: 1