New Bench Cards Available

altOn February 26, the Commission on Interpreters presented its newest bench card "Working with Limited English Proficient Persons and Foreign Language Interpreters in the Courtroom." This bench card is a companion to the bench card published in 2015 "Working with Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons and Sign Language Interpreters."

View the new bench card here.

altThe Council of Municipal Court Judges has created a Crisis Media Bench Card for its members which offers advice on how to handle calls from reporters. 

View the Crisis Media Bench Card here.

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