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Cross-Examination of Witnesses Through Interpreters 2024

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Don’t let your cross get lost in translation!

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Who should attend: Litigation lawyers in all practice areas: civil, criminal, family, and commercial who face opposing witnesses who will testify through an interpreter

Learning level: Intermediate

Lawyers in BC represent clients in a multicultural and multilingual environment. Litigation lawyers, across practice areas, often must conduct examinations for discovery and trials where witnesses give evidence through an interpreter.

In this two-hour session, panelists Scott Turner, David Taylor, and Nerissa Yan will provide their insight into the legal, ethical, and practical challenges and considerations on how to effectively collect and test evidence through the use of interpreters.

This course has ethics and professionalism components.