Areas of Study

Course Overview

This is a continuation of the course, Introduction to Interpreting in Legal Settings, Part 1. This course covers: preparation for legal assignments; text analysis of a commonly encountered legal text; qualifying and testifying as an expert; and continued professional development resources. 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.

Prerequisites: INT 680. Hearing interpreters must hold certifications (RID CSC, CI or CI/CT or NAD level V). Deaf interpreters do not have to hold certification. The completion of pre-reading is required.

Credit: 1