March Madness Puts Court Reporting To The Test

Can a California court reporter take on an NCAA athlete? The Wisconsin Badgers seem to think so. “Cattywampus, onomatopoeia, and antidisestablishmentarianism” are three of the most convoluted words spoken so far during NCAA March Madness. They came from Wisconsin Badgers player Nigel Hayes, in an attempt to test the interview transcriber’s skills. At Capital Reporting Company, we know that any court reporter worth her salt can transcribe them, as occurred during the NCAA press conference. The interview stenographer, known on Twitter as @Saintsswimmom, transcribed the… Read full post

What Is A Verbatim Transcript?

Our court reporting company is proud to offer many different kinds of transcription and deposition services, among them are verbatim transcripts. What is a verbatim transcript? You probably know the word, verbatim, and its meaning “word for word.” And if you guess that a verbatim transcript means that each and every word is transcribed, you would be right. Did you know, however, that there are different kinds of verbatim transcripts?: Intelligent Verbatim, which is word for word, and True Verbatim, which is, essentially, sound for… Read full post