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Study shows court reporters transcribe testimony by African Americans incorrectly

The study is called “Testifying while black: An experimental study of court reporter accuracy in the transcription of African American English.” The certified court reporters in the study were able to record African American English with 82.9 % accuracy. In 31% of the 2,241 transcriptions analyzed the errors changed the content of the speaker was saying. Consider the implications! Read about it here.

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