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How to Format Documents for Legal Translation

Posted: August 6, 2015 in Legal Topics, Legal Translation

Legal translation requires an understanding of both another language and legal terms. But beyond that, it also requires translators to format the translation very carefully.

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The Growing Need for Police Interpreters

Posted: December, 2014 in Legal Interpreting, Legal Topics

While linguistic diversity is an integral part of the US, it can make legal matters, especially interactions with police officers, more difficult.

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Understanding Argentina: History, Facts and Well-Known Leaders

Posted: September, 2014 in Legal Topics, Travel

If all you know about Argentina is which sports teams it has, that’s about to change. It’s worth your time to get to know this country’s history, so take a look at some of the most important facts about Argentina.

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Understanding Nigeria: Facts, History and Military Rule

Posted: August, 2014 in Legal News, Legal Topics, Travel

Nigeria may have made the news due to the violent acts of Boko Haram, as well as the Ebola outbreaks occurring in the area. But the history of Nigeria is much richer than what you see on the news. These facts on Nigeria can help you get to know the country a bit better.

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Under Qualified Court Interpreters in the News

Posted: July, 2014 in Legal Interpreting, Legal Translation

The issue of unqualified court interpreters is one that has been making international headlines quite a bit within the past few years. Recently, a case in New York has again highlighted the need for skilled court interpreters — especially in less common languages.

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Understanding Brazil: History, Facts and a Changing Government

Posted: June, 2014 in International Law

With all the publicity surrounding the World Cup, Brazil might be on your mind a little more than usual. If you have never considered the history of this country, it’s time to get the facts on Brazil.

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Rush Translation: When Is It Necessary?

Posted: April, 2014 in Legal Translation

For a variety of reasons, a legal translation could be needed in the shortest amount of time possible. That’s when rush translation services are necessary.

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AB 2325 & The Future of Medical Interpreting

Posted: April, 2014 in Legal Interpreting, Uncategorized

A new bill in California could change the landscape of medical interpreting and translation services in that state.

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The Repercussions of Poor Legal Translations

Posted: April, 2014 in Legal Translation

The need for legal translation may arise in a variety of contexts. But when the document in question is an important legal document pertaining to a case with international reach, accuracy is of the highest importance.

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The Pistorius Trial and the Issue of Qualified Court Interpreters

Posted: March, 2014 in In Court, Legal Interpreting

The famous South Africa Pistorius case has become controversial for another reason: the issues with the court interpreters.

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