EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

By the nature of what interpreters do, they often find themselves facing a myriad of challenges as interpreters provide vital language and communication connections for their charges – be they patients, customers, litigants, or clients. As our country continues to change demographically, interpreters will find themselves in ever increasing demand, with a similar increase in the complexity and nuance of providing that vital communication connection. At the same time, interpreters face legal and liability implications concerning that very same vital connection, especially if interpreters’ understanding of their communication responsibility conflicts with the law.

INTERPRETERS AND THE LAW

Published: July 29, 2015
Author(s): Bruce L. Adelson, Esq.

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