California judge rules against imposing rates on freelance reporters

The California Deposition Reporters Association (DRA) reported on Jan. 8 that a Superior Court judge in Los Angeles has ruled not to impose statutory rates for court transcript onto freelance reporters working in courts. The DRA’s attorney said the decision was one of the most scholarly and thorough trial court opinions he has read in a while.

Read the judge’s ruling.

Read the DRA’s amicus brief.