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NCJ Number: 32946 Find in a Library
Title: NON-ENGLISH-SPEAKING PERSONS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM - CURRENT STATE OF THE LAW
Journal: CORNELL LAW REVIEW  Volume:61  Issue:2  Dated:(JANUARY 1976)  Pages:289-311
Author(s): A J CRONHEIM; A H SCHWARTZ
Corporate Author: Cornell University
Law School
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EXAMINATION OF THE DEVELOPING TREND TOWARD JUDICIAL RECOGNITION OF A RIGHT TO AN INTERPRETER TO PROTECT CONSITUTIONAL GUARANTEES AND AFFIRMATIVE DUTIES IMPOSED BY TRIAL COURTS TO SECURE THIS RIGHTS.
Abstract: CASES ESTABLISHING A RIGHT TO AN INTERPRETER FOR NON-ENGLISH-SPEAKING DEFENDANTS BASED ON CONFRONTATION, CROSS-EXAMINATION, AND DUE PROCESS GROUNDS ARE DISCUSSED. AFFIRMATIVE DUTIES IMPOSED BY APPELLATE COURTS CONCERNING THE DISCRETION OF TRIAL JUDGES TO PROTECT THE RIGHT ARE ALSO COVERED.
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Cross-examination; Interpreter Services; Judicial decisions; Judicial discretion; Right to Due Process
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