Legal Terminology for Transcription and Court Reporting / Edition 1

Legal Terminology for Transcription and Court Reporting / Edition 1

by Cathy Okrent
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Cengage Learning


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Legal Terminology for Transcription and Court Reporting / Edition 1

Students studying legal transcription, court reporting and legal terminology will find this book to be a "must have" for professional learning. The book transforms the student into someone who is proficient in the language of law as a listener and speaker with judges, attorneys, witnesses, jurors and the parties in court. The complete understanding and usages of legal terms, as well as the related English grammar, punctuation, proofreading, and transcript production issues that contribute to an accurate record are the keys for all aspiring court reporters and transcriptionists. Mastering legal terminology and the correct English skills are keys to advancing and this book makes it fast and enjoyable with written exercises as well as audio transcription exercises on an accompanying CD-ROM.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418060855
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/07/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 493
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements How to use a Legal Dictionary/ Thesaurus Unit 1: Administrative Law Unit 2: Agency Unit 3: Bankruptcy Unit 4: Civil Litigation (Pretrial) Unit 5: Civil Litigation (Trial and Appeal) Unit 6: Commercial Law Unit 7: Constitutional Law Unit 8: Contracts Unit 9: Corporations, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships Unit 10: Criminal Law and Procedure Unit 11: Family Law Unit 12: Insurance Unit 13: Intellectual Property Unit 14: Labor and Employment Unit 15: Legal Ethics Unit 16: Real Property and Landlord/Tenant Unit 17: Tax Law Unit 18: Torts and Personal Injury Unit 19: Wills, Trusts, and Estates

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