Setting The Record Straight On Women In Court Reporting

By Karen Santucci (March 26, 2019, 12:11 PM EDT) -- One of the purposes of Women's History Month is to highlight and emphasize the key role women have played in many aspects of American life for which they have often not received the credit they deserve.

It is perhaps fitting, then, that today the great majority of historians and record-keepers of our American legal system — a bedrock institution of our nation — are women.

Court reporters, who keep and maintain the enormously crucial record of all legal proceedings — documenting every word and action that happens in a courtroom — as well as government hearings and meetings at the state, local...

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