The event is planned for 1-2 October 2020 and will take place at the University of Cambridge. If follows and interdisciplinary approach to the study of Langauge and the Law and brings together professionals and researchers from the legal and the linguistic fields.Read More »
In 2016, roughly 150,000 requests were made for face-to-face language interpreter and translation services in England and Wales. 97% of these requests were successful.
Unless the case is privately funded, the MoJ obliges to provide these services free of charge. Criminal proceedings make up the majority, followed by tribunal and then civil requests. But calling this a ‘right’ is to stray into murky territory; viewing this more as a ‘custom’ might be more appropriate. While there is no legal right to an interpreter in court, if you ask for one, you will most likely gain access to one.Read More »