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Translator costs up for northern Ill. courts

By KEVIN HAAS ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) – Winnebago County is spending more money this year on courthouse translators to accommodate those who speak Asian, Middle Eastern and European languages and communicate via sign language. Interpreters are called into courtrooms thousands of times each year, mostly for defendants who speak Spanish. This year, however, about 25 percent of ...

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2010AP712 Fond du Lac County v. Kedinger

Civil Procedure Jury trials; judicial bias; interpreters D.T. Kedinger appeals from orders denying him an interpreter based on trial court findings that he does not have a hearing disability and denying reconsideration of the judgment against him. He makes four discernable claims: that he was improperly denied an interpreter, that he did not receive notice of the trial on the ...

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