ERIC Number: EJ637221
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Access to Sign Language Interpreters in the Criminal Justice System.
Miller, Katrina R.
American Annals of the Deaf, v146 n4 p328-30 Oct 2001
This study surveyed 46 professional sign language interpreters working in criminal justice settings and evaluated 22 cases to evaluate access issues for individuals with hearing impairments. Recommendations to increase the accessibility of interpreting services included providing ongoing awareness training to criminal justice personnel and developing training programs for deaf legal advocates. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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