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NCJ Number: 34571 Find in a Library
Title: REBUTTAL TO 'A STUDY OF COURT REPORTING'
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Shorthand Reporters Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: National Shorthand Reporters Assoc
Vienna, VA 22180
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A REBUTTAL WHICH CHARGES THAT THE EARLIER STUDY, WHICH FOUND THAT TAPE RECORDING OFFERED A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE FOR COURT REPORTING, WAS CONDUCTED IN SUCH A WAY THAT ITS RESULTS WERE INACCURATE, MISLEADING, AND BIASED.
Abstract: ITEMS ARE QUOTED FROM THE ORIGINAL STUDY REPORT AND THEN REFUTED. IT IS ASSERTED THAT THE UNDERLYING DOCUMENTS OF THE PROJECT DO NOT SUPPORT THE REPORT'S FINDINGS AS TO COMPARATIVE ACCURACY. THE STUDY IS ALSO CRITICIZED FOR BASING THE COMPARISON OF SPEED OF TRANSCRIPT PREPARATION ON DELIVERY TIME ALONE WITHOUT STATING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE PROCESS BY BOTH SIDES. FINALLY, IT IS SAID THAT THE TIME AND COST FIGURES RELATING TO PREPARATION OF TRANSCRIPT BY BOTH SYSTEMS ARE BASED ON UNVERIFIED DATA, ARE NOT TRULY COMPARABLE, AND OMIT IMPORTANT ELEMENTS OF COST AND DEPENDABILITY IN THE USE OF TAPE RECORDERS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Court reporting; Critiques; Evaluation criteria; National Shorthand Reporters Association; Research design; Tape recordings
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