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Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals: Language Access in PA Courts and Administrative Agencies

Available: In Stock
Price: $49.00
Item Code: 08844-BK


As a result of dramatic demographic changes in Pennsylvania during the past two decades, there is an increased likelihood that many attorneys will represent a Limited English Proficient (LEP) client. Use of qualified interpreters and written translation of documents will increasingly be necessary in order to ensure that due process and access to justice is afforded to individuals in judicial and administrative proceedings across the Commonwealth. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to better serve LEP individuals and understand the language-access requirements applicable to our courts and administrative agencies.

Summary of Contents

Overview of Panels and Goals of CLE: Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals – Language Access in Pennsylvania Courts and Administrative Agencies
Learning the Basics of Language Access Requirements
Understanding Roles
Providing Effective Legal Representation for Limited English Proficient Individuals

Published: 3/1/2015
Pages: 538
Size: 8.5x11