Our Court Reporter Blog

Too many people make the mistake of thinking that the court reporter industry is one that is static and plodding in terms of its changes and its innovations. The truth of the matter is that this industry, much like the legal world overall, is one that is constantly changing and moving forward. Those who make sure to remain up-to-date with regards to these changes will provide themselves with clear professional advantages. They will see forthcoming trends and they will stay ahead of the curve with regards to how they provide their services.

As such, the team at Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting, LLC is writing a court reporter blog that will focus on news and events that could affect you and your career. We will provide regular updates with stories that relate to what court reporters do and any trends that should be noticed. We hope that you will continue to check back regularly to see what’s happening in the court reporter world. You’ll only have to look in one place for this news and you’ll stay on top of everything that’s happening.

Lawsuits Filed to Win Back Union Dues after SCOTUS Decision in Janus

A class-action lawsuit has been filed by seven California teachers seeking to win back paid union fees in response to the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Janus v. AFSCME. That decision found that public-sector employees cannot be compelled to pay union dues against their will. But California teachers are not the only. Continue reading…

Indiana Supreme Court Reinstates Voluntary Manslaughter Charge

The Indiana Supreme Court recently reinstated a previously dismissed voluntary manslaughter charge against a defendant whose attorney-client privileged conversation was recorded at a police station during a break in law enforcement questioning. The conversation was then transcribed and distributed to government prosecutors. The defendant was accused of fatally shooting his wife in December 2012 at. Continue reading…

EGCR’s Legal Fact of the Week

Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting’s Legal Fact of the Week is here to help you get through the work week by sharing a random fact about American History, law, and more!   EGCR’s Legal Fact of the Week: Independence Day   During the American Revolution, the division of the colonies actually took place on July 2nd,. Continue reading…

9th Circuit Denies New Trial to Inmate, Could Not Prove Lawyer’s Racism Affected Trial Performance

A California federal appeals court denied an inmate’s request for a new trial. The inmate is presently serving a life sentence for murder. The court held he was unable to show that racism by his court-appointed lawyer resulted in a deficient trial performance. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of. Continue reading…

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