Court Reporting is a tough job, particularly on our bodies. But with these self-care options, captioners and court reporters might just feel better at the end of a long day. Kim Neeson (she of the very long neck and torso!) shares her experience.
As a working realtime court reporter and owner of Neesons, I’ve experienced stress in its many forms over the years. When I started court reporting, lawyers and judges spoke more for the record; breaks were longer; the rush just wasn’t the same. Today, the pace at which lawyers speak, the expedited transcript delivery, and the amount of time court reporters are sitting either at their shorthand machines or laptop computers has increased significantly. And they said computers would give us a...
In our second instalment, with a look at Neesons over 21 years after inception, court reporting services are featured.
Court reporting doesn't look the same as it did over 21 years ago, when Neesons was first started. We've moved from realtime court reporting with cables in the room, to wireless connections that can extend from the hearing room, to the war room, to the expert across the ocean and beyond.
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.
This post will focus on the topic of videography lighting as it is relevant to the regular video deposition or discovery.