I was really interested to receive news of the launch in Australia of the updated Recommended National Standards for Working with Interpreters in Courts and Tribunals.
The Standards establish recommended and optimal practices for Australia’s courts and tribunals for working with interpreters, and are accompanied by Model Rules and a Mode Practice Note. Continue reading
Today’s post is a thoughtful Monday smile – I wanted to share with you a paper entitled “Banter from the Bench: The Use of Humour in the Exercise of Judicial Functions” by Jack Oakley from Clifford Chance, and Brian Opeskin from Macquarie Law School, Australia.
A joint project in Australia between the Attorney General’s Department and Macquarie University’s TermFinder group in the Centre for Language Sciences has led to the production of LawTermFinder – an online termbank of words and phrases frequently used in Australian family law.