court reporter

noun

: a stenographer who records and transcribes a verbatim report of all proceedings in a court of law

Examples of court reporter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Joining the Emmy-winning legal icon are the stars from Suits: Gina Torres and Rick Hoffman (who play adversaries) and Sarah Rafferty as the court reporter. Jason Sheeler, Peoplemag, 11 Feb. 2024 And joining the Emmy-award-winning legal icon are three stars from Suits: Gina Torres and Rick Hoffman (who play courtroom adversaries in the spot) and Sarah Rafferty as the court reporter. Jason Sheeler, Peoplemag, 7 Feb. 2024 As a court reporter read the verdict, the courtroom gallery made up mostly of her supporters exhaled while Paltrow sat next to her lawyer intently and avoided displaying emotion that could be interpreted as surprise or gloating. Andrew Dalton and Sam Metz, Chicago Tribune, 31 Mar. 2023 According to court reporter Meghann Cuniff, Judge Glanville said the trial is on hold until January 2. Nina Corcoran, Pitchfork, 12 Dec. 2023 In their letters, first published by Los Angeles court reporter Meghann Cuniff and journalist Tony Ortega, the couple vouched for Masterson’s character and pleaded with Judge Charlaine Olmedo for leniency. Cheri Mossburg, CNN, 8 Sep. 2023 The scorecard is like minutes for a court reporter. Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times, 10 Oct. 2023 The deposition will be conducted by oral examination before a court reporter and may be video-recorded. Michael Goldberg, Fortune, 5 Oct. 2023 Sean Ey’s left hand clicks a computer keyboard with the adroitness of a court reporter taking notes. Ira Porter, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of court reporter was in 1894

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“Court reporter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20reporter. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Legal Definition

court reporter

noun
: a stenographer who records and transcribes a verbatim report of all proceedings in a court of law
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