Legal Topics Posts


Passport Translation: Requirements for the US & Mexico

Posted: March, 2014 in Legal Translation

Passport translation is an important and sometimes legally necessary aspect of traveling.

When traveling abroad, no matter what the destination, the possession of a valid passport is sure to be required.

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Understanding the Democratic Republic of the Congo: History, Facts and Uprisings

Posted: March, 2014 in International Law, Travel

If your only understanding of the Congo is from the famous movie of the same name, it’s time to brush up on your history of this country. Check out some of the most important facts about the Congo.

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Problems with Police Officers as Legal Interpreters

Posted: March, 2014 in Legal Interpreting

Legal interpreters are integral to the justice system in the US.

The country’s ever-growing diversity is resulting in more legal issues between police officers and LEP defendants and suspects.

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Understanding Israel: History, Facts and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Posted: February, 2014 in International Law

Israel has a rich background — the Jewish people have one of the longest histories of any contemporary population.

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Foodstuffs and a Nation by Chance: Why Language Matters

Posted: January, 2014 in International Law, Legal Translation

Context and precise language are critical to clear communication, and nowhere is this idea more true than in the law, especially when multiple languages are involved.

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Barristers and Solicitors: What’s the Difference?

Posted: January, 2014 in International Law, Legal Resources

Although they are all attorneys, English and Welsh lawyers are classified as either solicitors or barristers — and each play a different role in serving clients.

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Understanding Canada: History, Facts and Population Growth

Posted: January, 2014 in Legal Topics, Travel

Have you ever taken the time to learn a little about Canada’s history?

Check out some facts you may not know about the northern neighbor of the US.

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Understanding Pakistan: Facts, History and Political Unrest

Posted: November, 2013 in International Law

If you are wondering what the source of the tensions in Pakistan are, review its history.

Learning some basic facts about this country can give context to modern news stories.

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Translation Requirements Pursuant to Obamacare

Posted: November, 2013 in Legal Translation

According to the PPACA, aka Obamacare, a “threshold” calculation is used to determine which languages health insurance plans must be translated into. Find out more about this.

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Understanding Kenya: Facts, History, Rebellion

Posted: October, 2013 in International Law

Many people have heard about Kenya’s political struggles at some point. Put these current news stories in perspective by learning the facts of Kenya’s history.

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