Tag Archive: Courtroom Procedures

Mar 03

The Retroactive Oath

The Deposition Handbook, written by: Lynn Brooks, discusses how a reporter should administer an oath retroactively when it was failed to be given at the beginning of a deposition. The Deposition Handbook states the retroactive oath as follows: “Do you solemnly swear that the answers you have given and will give to these questions are …

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Jul 26

Swearing In An Interpreter

In the course of interning, I’ve sat in on quite a few legal proceedings that involved an interpreter. Like witnesses, interpreters must be sworn in. Hear are some standard oaths that can be used to swear in interpreters: “Do you solemnly swear or affirm that the interpretation you will give in this deposition will be …

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