What Just Happened in Texas?
Something pretty magical just happened in Texas last week. Court Reporters finally got someone to listen to their concerns about “low-cost digital alternatives.” The Backstory... Read More
Automated Speech Recognition: Important distinctions to be made between voice writing and digital reporting
Advances in technology are wonderful, but embracing technology before it is road-tested, perfected, and proven effective can come with dangers and ethical questions to ponder.... Read More
In an Age of High-Definition Digital Audio, Why Do We Still Use Human Stenographers?
Ah, the dreaded questions stenographers and court reporters have had to endure hearing over and over again: “Why are we still hiring stenographers when we... Read More
Whereas: Stories from the People’s House
When the House is in session, official reporters record every word. As Members debate and vote, the official reporters, also known as stenographers, transcribe all... Read More
Court Structure of Texas
All justice courts and most municipal courts are not courts of record. Appeals from these courts are by trial de novo in the county-level courts, and... Read More