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Equality Before the Law: Deaf People's Access to Justice

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ISBN13: 9780946252411
ISBN: 0946252416
Published: March 2004
Publisher: Douglas McLean
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

These findings from the Durham University research project which observed court cases involving Deaf people over three years, and carried out in-depth interviews with Deaf people and Interpreters, reveal that sign language court interpreters are often not qualified interpreters, or have had no specialist legal interpreting training. The highly skilled task is often poorly understood by other participants in court proceedings, and the difference between BSL and English imposes particular constraints and demands on the interpreter. Paperback 192 pages 1997 Reprinted with amendments 2004.

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