Hampden County, Mass., Bar Association says elimination of court reporters ‘risks the fair administration of justice’

MassLive.com reported on Feb. 11 that the Hampden County Bar Association is opposing a proposal to replace the state’s 40 court reporters with a new digital recording system, according to a statement issued by the organization. The statement reads in part, “A court reporter’s sole responsibility in the courtroom is to prepare a reliable and accurate record of the proceedings.” The full statement in support of court reporters is available in the article.

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