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.

Social Media Friendship Between Judge and Lawyer Does Not Result in Automatic Recusal, According to Florida Supreme Court

It was only a matter of time until social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn would pose some complex legal issues.      In a 4-3 decision, the Florida Supreme Court held that a judge does not automatically need to recuse him or herself from hearing a case because of a Facebook friendship with. Continue reading…

Florida’s Supreme Court Rejects Daubert Evidence Standard

The state of Florida’s highest court rejected a 2013 law meant to bring the expert witness standard used in the state more in line with other states, according to the Daily Business Review. The Supreme Court of Florida (SCFL) found that the law overreached into court territory. Daubert versus Frye The Frye standard is commonly. Continue reading…

State of Georgia Sued Over Voter Registration Law

The Jurist, a legal news and research site, reports that multiple civil rights organizations have filed a lawsuit against Georgia’s Secretary of State Brian Kemp – who is also the Republican nominee for state governor – to stop enforcement of a recent election law. House Bill 268 (HB 268) has essentially placed a hold on. Continue reading…

Washington Supreme Court Rules State Death Penalty Laws are Unconstitutional

Earlier this year, the state Supreme Court of Washington ruled that the death penalty laws of the state violated the constitution. According to DeathPenaltyInfo.org, there are 30 states in the country that impose the death penalty, including Georgia. 20 states prohibit the death penalty, as it was either abolished or overturned over the years.  . Continue reading…

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