Court reporting involves the recording of information in situations that require an exact account of spoken words by an educated and trained individual called a court reporter. A court reporter’s other responsibilities include transcribing legal proceedings, preparing accurate records of speeches and meetings, and assisting judges and attorneys in court proceedings or research. These procedures may occur both inside and outside of a courtroom setting.
There are three types of court reporters. Stenographers use a stenotype machine to record and transcribe information. The stenotype machine contains specific keys which represent certain sounds, words, or phrases. These specific keys produce symbols which are electronically recorded, translated, and then shown as text. Electronic reporters use analog or digital recording devices...Read More