Our Colleague Barry Slaughter Olson Discusses Interpreter Code of Ethics on NPR

Monterey, California is home to several institutions and companies that justify its claim as “The Language Capitol of the WorldTM.” More than just owning the trademark on the phrase, the Monterey area is host to several world renown language institutions and companies, the most prestigious of which is the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS).

Example Text of a Legal Interpreter’s Oath

How is an interpreter sworn to interpret before the court? By swearing an oath to interpret the proceeding with complete impartiality. Here is a sample text for an interpreter oath, borrowed from Riverside County:


Oath of Language for Certified/Registered Court Interpreters

NAPABA - Promoting Justice and Equality for All

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) held their Western Regional Conference in San Jose, California last week. It was hosted at the new Silicon Valley USPTO office and was the largest regional conference in NAPABA’s history.
The Conference’s host chapter, APABA Silicon Valley, was formed over 30 years ago with a mission to foster professional development, advocacy, and community involvement for Silicon Valley's Asian Pacific American legal community, and to promote justice and equality for all.

Spanish Language Interpreting for Presidential Candidate Rally

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Language, Understanding, Respect and Tears

New TBD Ad for Legal Secretary Magazine

Language Helps a Community in Crisis

Translator vs. Interpreter - Understanding the DIfference

Through Giving, We Receive

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