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Sabine Braun and Judith L. Taylor

Videoconference and Remote Interpreting in Criminal Proceedings

Antwerp/Cambridge: Intersentia
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Sabine Braun and Judith L. Taylor
Introduction    1

Section 1 Framework and context

Caroline Morgan
The new European Directive on the rights to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings    5

Evert-Jan van der Vlis
Videoconferencing in criminal proceedings    11

Section 2 Video-mediated interpreting in criminal proceedings: from practice to research

Sabine Braun and Judith L. Taylor
Video-mediated interpreting: an overview of current practice and research    27

Sabine Braun and Judith L. Taylor
Video-mediated interpreting in criminal proceedings: two European surveys    59

Sabine Braun and Judith L. Taylor
AVIDICUS comparative studies – part I: Traditional interpreting and remote interpreting in police interviews    85

Katalin Balogh and Erik Hertog
AVIDICUS comparative studies – part II: Traditional, videoconference and remote interpreting in police interviews    101

Joanna Miler-Cassino and Zofia Rybinska
AVIDICUS comparative studies – part III: Traditional interpreting and videoconference interpreting in prosecution interviews    117

Dirk Rombouts
The police interview using videoconferencing with a legal interpreter: a critical view from the perspective of interview techniques    137

Jemina Napier
Here or there? An assessment of video remote signed language interpreter-mediated interaction in court   145

Section 3 Technology

Ronald van den Hoogen and Peter van Rotterdam
True-to-life requirements for using videoconferencing in legal proceedings    187

José Esteban Causo
Conference interpreting with information and communication technologies. Experiences from the European Commission DG Interpretation    199
Annex 1
Annex 2
Annex 3
Annex 4

Section 4 Training

Sabine Braun, Judith L. Taylor, Joanna Miler-Cassino, Zofia Rybinska, Katalin Balogh, Erik Hertog, Yolanda vanden Bosch and Dirk Rombouts
Training in video-mediated interpreting in criminal proceedings: modules for interpreting students, legal interpreters and legal practitioners   205
Annex 1a – Presentation for student interpreters
Annex 1b – Presentation for practising legal interpreters
Annex 1c – Presentation for legal practitioners and police officers
Annex 2   – Student handout

Section 5 Conclusions and implications

Ann Corsellis
AVIDICUS: Conclusions and implications    255

Sabine Braun
Recommendations for the use of video-mediated interpreting in criminal proceedings    265