Purpose:

The purpose of the Legal Interpreters Member Section (LIMS) is to provide a forum for all interpreters, both deaf and hearing, who interpret in legal and court settings – to collaborate, network, discuss topics relevant to this specialty, and to provide recommendations and input to RID regarding this field of specialized interpreting.

Leadership

Chair: Elizabeth Mendoza
Vice Chair: Jennifer Flaggs

Resources:

Google Drive Folder – click here.

LIMS Profile – click here.

There is a new LIMS professional online discussion group that is open to all LIMS members.  You may join by sending an e-mail to: LIMSASL-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

This member section presented a legal conference just prior to the 2009 RID National Conference.

RID LIMS Open Forum Presentation 2009

Website: For more information, go to RIDlims.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RIDLIMS/

Downloads

Best Practices: ASL and English Interpretation within Legal Settings

Deaf Interpreters in Court: An Accommodation That is More Than Reasonable

ASL Court Interpreters Resources – Minnesota State Law Library