Legal Interpreter's Practicum

LAW X 430.01

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the administrative operations of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Students will gain an understanding of how the courts work and how cases are processed through the system.

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Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $688.00
As few as 7 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Gain an understanding of how the courts work and how cases are processed through the system
  • Discuss professional conduct for court interpreters as well as ethical issues
  • Shadow court interpreters for one day

About this course:

Designed exclusively for students in the Certificate Programs in Interpretation and Translation, this course provides a comprehensive overview of the courtroom operations of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Students will gain an understanding of the daily functions of the courts and how cases are processed through the system; the purpose and activities of the various courts; the duties of the court staff —court clerk/judicial assistant, court reporter, bailiff— and the role, responsibilities, and obligations of the court interpreter. Professional conduct for court interpreters and ethical issues will also be discussed. Students receive classroom instruction conducted entirely in English. The practicum will include one day in court observing procedures during the court's regular hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students learn about professional practices and performance standards by observing courtroom proceedings and submit a written report of their observations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the court observation requirement will be suspended this year and replaced by a different viewing assignment to be determined by the instructor.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
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Saturday 8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
Location: Remote Learning
Instructor: Leslie A. Ortiz
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Fee:
$688.00
54 days left. Enroll by Aug 7, 2021
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Notes
Visitors not permitted. Early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline is August 6. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after August 14, 2021
Course Requirements
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Sat Aug 7, 2021
8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
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Sat Aug 14, 2021
8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
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Sat Aug 21, 2021
8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
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Sat Aug 28, 2021
8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
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Sat Sep 4, 2021
8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
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Sat Sep 11, 2021
8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
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Sat Sep 18, 2021
8:30AM PT - 12:00PM PT
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