Neesons Court Reporting provides voice-to-text translation called captioning in all types of legal settings to the hearing loss community to ensure they are able to participate in the process, says Kim Neeson, company founder and president.
Neesons Court Reporting technology enables lawyers, witnesses and others involved in legal proceedings to come together via videoconferencing from different geographic locations to streamline the process and decrease litigation costs.
Counsel, witnesses or other people present in the hearing room may have all sorts of reasons for recording a private hearing, arbitration or discovery. But there are serious risks associated with the material that is being recorded, especially by someone who is not neutral, trained and has safeguards in place to protect the record.
The New York Times obtained Bill Cosby’s deposition transcript — in which he admitted to giving Quaaludes to some women with whom he had sex — through a court reporting service. It’s a scenario that raises some important questions for Canadian court reporting firms and lawyers when it comes to the release of documents.