court reporter

noun

Definition of court reporter 

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

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As a court reporter at the Lehigh County courthouse, Christina Dormans watched true-life crime stories unfold every day. Jan Hefler, Philly.com, "'Just get out.' Mom warned daughter before her partner killed her," 8 July 2018 Ramos in 2012 sued the newspaper and the court reporter who wrote the column for defamation as well as invasion of privacy. NBC News, "Capital Gazette shooting: Gunman barricaded back door in 'coordinated attack,' prosecutor says," 29 June 2018 According to Todd Cooper, court reporter for the Omaha World-Herald, the secret heartbeat of this town is Creighton University Medical Center. CBS News, "Was revenge the motive behind Omaha stabbing deaths?," 2 June 2018 Arizona Republic courts reporter Michael Kiefer sits down one-on-one with Jodi Arias defense attorney Jennifer Willmott. Bree Burkitt, azcentral, "Jodi Arias lawyers request extension to appeal murder conviction," 4 Mar. 2018 Under The Gavel host Lauren Flynn sits down with Union-Tribune court reporter Pauline Repard to discuss the second week of the Zahau trial. Daniel Wheaton, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Under The Gavel Zahau, Episode 3: Knots, Dina and Xena," 15 Mar. 2018 The court reporter sat to my left, and an assistant district attorney stood at a podium to my right, next to a projector. Rachel Deloache Williams, The Hive, "“As an Added Bonus, She Paid for Everything”: My Bright-Lights Misadventure with a Magician of Manhattan," 13 Apr. 2018 Four years after Perez was sentenced, the original transcript was improperly changed after a phone call from then-Assistant District Attorney Jerome Teresinski to the court reporter, who has since died. Stu Bykofsky, Philly.com, "Marcus Perez case offers chance for Krasner to show culture change in DA's Office | Stu Bykofsky," 16 Jan. 2018 On top of the Schwartz fees, the local paid another $21,272 for court reporters. Joshua Stewart, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Union's legal bills quadrupled amid sexual misconduct allegations against labor leader Mickey Kasparian," 3 Apr. 2018

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1894, in the meaning defined above

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court reporter

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English Language Learners Definition of court reporter

: a person whose job is to write down exactly what is said and done during a legal trial

court reporter

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Legal Definition of court reporter 

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

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