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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Margaret, a court reporter, started a legal e-discovery company, and Joe, who was in insurance, founded a firm to provide contract lawyers. Sheryl Jean, Dallas News, "How one Texas couple carved out a corner of Napa Valley with boutique winery," 18 July 2019 There will also be a new court reporter, court coordinator, and a bailiff—three more salaries that will have to be considered in the next budget. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "Governor signs bill authorizing new court of law in Liberty County," 24 June 2019 Judge Lieberman, the court reporter, the prosecutor, and the army spokesperson who accompanied me all wore military uniforms. Batya Ungar-sargon, The New York Review of Books, "A Palestinian in Israeli Military Court: Issa Amro, the Judge, & Me," 17 June 2019 To our knowledge, Ms. Corfman has not taken a polygraph and has not submitted to testimony under oath before a court reporter. Paul Gattis | Pgattis@al.com, al.com, "Roy Moore ‘likely failed’ polygraph test, Corfman says," 1 July 2019 The findings of the court reporter study have sparked debate over the possible use of dialect interpreters. Cassie Owens, https://www.inquirer.com, "Philly judges discuss language access following study of court reporters," 5 June 2019 Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and New York University, plus a co-founder of the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity, asked 27 court reporters to transcribe and paraphrase clips of African American speech. Cassie Owens, https://www.inquirer.com, "Philly judges discuss language access following study of court reporters," 5 June 2019 In fact, court reporters aren’t being driven out completely. Laura Crimaldi, BostonGlobe.com, "Era comes to an end as state ends its use of court reporters," 27 June 2018 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

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1894, in the meaning defined above

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court reporter

noun

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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