Category Archives: Captioning

Supporting Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students

The Mighty Remote-learning has been a challenging situation for all involved parties, Deaf and Hard of Hearing students included. This generation of students has grown up with advanced technologies, so many students have adapted to using new methods of learning and attending classes. However, many online resources are not fully accessible, or are not geared towards...

Articles on Remote Depositions

From the Daily Business Review:

"Stay-at-home orders prompted the Florida Supreme Court to temporarily suspend rules requiring all parties to agree before witnesses can appear via video conference, but Barakat says the success of online litigation could make those rules redundant.

“It is my hope that when we come out of this pandemic that rule will be changed forever, and allow the court to make a decision whether they wish to accept testimony by video conference without the agreement of another side that maybe just wants to just delay the matter,” Barakat said. “This has saved a great deal of money for the clients.”

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https://www.law.com/dailybusinessreview/2020/05/05/could-litigation-change-forever-zoom-trials-already-cutting-costs-for-litigants/

 

From The Texas Bar Blog: 

"Contrary to popular belief, remote depositions are not a new thing. What is new is the temporary suspension of the requirement that the deposition officer, aka certified shorthand reporter, be in the physical presence of the witness. As COVID-19 keeps us all at home, here are some important tips to remember when conducting a remote deposition."

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The Not-So-New World of Remote Depositions

 

For Court Reporters to remember...an article from the Court Reporting Journal: 

"Sample Statements For Remote Proceedings During this COVID-19 pandemic, many states, for example, TX, NY and CA, have suspended the requirement for the court reporter to be in the same room with the witness when swearing them in. We suggest you check with your local notary laws regarding witness oaths for the most up-to-date information. Regardless, its always good idea to stipulate on the record that you, the court reporter, can swear in the witness remotely. All applicable statements should be read into the record prior to the start of the proceeding."

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https://www.thejcr.com/2020/05/08/consider-some-sample-statements-when-taking-remote-depositions/

Inclusive Classroom Captioning!

Karasch & Associates is proud to offer Inclusive Classroom Captioning™ for schools, colleges and universities. This new service provides Real-Time CART captioning, Real-Time C-Print and Note taking services for ALL students in the classroom and removes the need for students to self-identify.

Once students enter a classroom, they can view the captioning on a large...