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    Legal Terminology for Transcription and Court Reporting

    ISBN-10: 1418060852
    ISBN-13: 9781418060855
    Author(s): Cathy Okrent
    Description: Students studying legal transcription, court reporting and legal terminology will find this book to be a "must have" for professional learning. Legal Terminology for Transcription and Court Reporting transforms the student into someone who is  More...
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    Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
    Binding: Mixed Media
    Pages: 480
    Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
    Weight: 2.684
    Language: English

    Students studying legal transcription, court reporting and legal terminology will find this book to be a "must have" for professional learning. Legal Terminology for Transcription and Court Reporting transforms the student into someone who is proficient in the language of law as a listener and speaker with judges, attorneys, witnesses, jurors and the parties in court. The student will master all the skills necessary to produce a transcript that accurately reflects court proceedings, depositions, legal stipulations, hearings, and intra/interoffice meetings. The complete understanding and usages of legal terms, as well as the related English grammar, punctuation, proofreading, and transcript production issues that contribute to an accurate record are the keys for all aspiring court reporters and transcriptionists. The main take away for the student is the confidence to begin using legal terminology for professional transcription and court reporting in law offices, the courts, or ones own business. Mastering legal terminology and the correct English skills are keys to advancing and this book makes it fast and enjoyable with written exercises as well as audio transcription exercises on an accompanying CD-ROM.

    David Kalinich (Ph.D., Michigan State University) joined the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) community in 2002 as Chair of the Criminology/Criminal Justice Department. Dr. Kalinich served on the criminal justice faculty at Michigan State University for 18 years, and as Criminal Justice Department Chair at Northern Michigan University for six years. He also served as the criminal justice graduate school coordinator at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, for three years before accepting the position at FAU. Prior to his academic career, he worked as an adult parole officer for a ten-year period for the State of Ohio. Dr. Kalinich has published a number of books and articles in the field and has an extensive background in planning and providing training programs to criminal justice professionals.Cathy J. Okrent, J.D., is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, as well as the Federal and State Courts of New York. Attorney Okrent has been a trial attorney and college professor. She has served as a state and county government attorney, hearing officer, and an employee relations manager. She is the author of three textbooks on Legal Terminology, Court Reporting, and Tort Law.

    Preface Acknowledgements How to use a Legal Dictionary/ Thesaurus
    Administrative Law
    Agency
    Bankruptcy
    Civil Litigation (Pretrial)
    Civil Litigation (Trial and Appeal)
    Commercial Law
    Constitutional Law
    Contracts
    Corporations, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships
    Criminal Law and Procedure
    Family Law
    Insurance
    Intellectual Property
    Labor and Employment
    Legal Ethics
    Real Property and Landlord/Tenant
    Tax Law
    Torts and Personal Injury
    Wills, Trusts, and Estates

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