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Originally published by The NAJIT Observer on April, 2016 In this interview, Katty affords us a peek into the judicial process in another country, Chile. TNO– What stands out the most about cases that use interpreters? Under the Criminal Procedure Reform instituted over a decade ago, interpreters are now clearly distinguished from translators in criminal proceedings. This is not the case in civil proceedings where the two terms continue to be erroneously deemed interchangeable. Read More on The NAJIT Observer.

An Interview with Katty Kauffman


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Published originally by The NAJIT Observer in May, 2016. Living in Miami, Florida, a bilingual city for sure, one thing we notice is that every other attorney speaks another language. Most of them have studied Spanish or their families are from one of the myriad Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, or they themselves were educated in one of them. The fact that I work with Brazilian Portuguese does not deter them; after all Brazilian Portuguese is just Spanish with a funny […]

Thoughts on Interpreting