Category Archive: News

Dec 16

NYC’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act

A new bill seeking to protect freelance workers was recently introduced to New York’s City Council. According to Crain’s New York, the bill (Freelance isn’t Free Act) proposes that a person (or entity) who hires a freelancer to do work that is valued at more than $200 would be required to sign a written contract …

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Sep 25

Penny Wise & Pound Foolish: Paying Court Reporters

Court reporters provide a very specialized skill that is acquired through many rigorous hours of training and practice. After perfecting their craft, they rightfully want to be paid a salary that is comparable to their invested time and provided services; not to mention the financial investment that it takes to get to the point of …

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Jul 02

Court Reporter’s Blunder Leads To New Murder Trial

Florida Court

Earlier in the year, a convicted murderer was granted a new trial due to a court reporter’s error. According to ABC News, a Florida man who was sentenced to life in prison for murder, had his conviction thrown out when it was discovered, during an attempt by the convicted man to file an appeal, that …

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