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Jacobsen, B. (2012) The significance of interpreting modes for question-answer dialogues in court interpreting

Jacobsen, B. (2012) The significance of interpreting modes for question-answer dialogues in court interpreting. Interpreting 14:2.

Jacobsen surveyed Danish court interpreters to find out what modes they employ in the courtroom.  The article includes an overview of the court-interpreting-scene in Denmark.  Of note, court interpreters do not have simul equipment, and the courtrooms are very crowded.  Both authorized and unauthorized interpreters work in Danish courts, and the author explains what both of these denominators mean in concrete terms.

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