- Written by Law Society Gazette
- Category: News
With only a fortnight to go until Capita’s stewardship of courtroom interpreting comes to an end, latest government statistics show the monopoly provider missing its key performance target yet again.
- Written by Chronicle Live
- Category: Police Interpreting Reports
Mohammed Alfrouh is on trial accused of three counts of sexual assault and Omar Badreddin and Mohammed Allakkoud both deny a count of sexual assault.
- Written by Advocacy Training Council
- Category: Analysis and Comment
The Inns of Court College of Advocacy, ICCA (formerly the ATC) has launched of a suite of training materials which focusses on foreign languages in court and the effective use of interpreters. This research project has been carried out by the ICCA's Research and Development Committee in conjunction with Middlesex and Surrey Universities and funded by The Legal Education Foundation (LEF).
A series of training films have been created to demonstrate good practice and the pitfalls of poor practice when working with interpreters, along with three additional short clips to explain the most common problems encountered by advocates. Please find them below.