Have You Not Been Allowed To Interpret In Court?

In the last couple of months, some independents hired by a private party have not been allowed to interpret in some court departments whenever there was a staff interpreter assigned to those specific departments. Court administrative personnel have cited Assembly Bill Number 1657 as a basis for this policy. Since this bill does no...

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AIJIC’s Legal Brief to DIR on Fee Schedule (Submitted on 5/18/2015)

The following brief was submitted to the Department of Industrial Relations on 5/18/2015. It was drafted by AIJIC’s lobbyist, attorney Ed Howard, from Howard Advocacy. The brief contains legal arguments opposing the interpreters’ fee schedule proposed by the‎ Department of Industrial Relations for Workers Comp proceedings. ...

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