Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. A Journey into Courtroom Interpreting: Fieldwork Procedures Chapter 3. A Linguistic and Cognitive View of Interpreter-Induced Errors Chapter 4. Counteracting the Effects of Cognitive Overload: The Interpreters' Use of Interruptions and Semiconsecutive Interpreting Chapter 5. On Using Note Taking in the Bilingual Courtroom Chapter 6. Gender Differences in the Management of Cognitive Overload Chapter 7. Conclusions
Marianne Mason, (Ph.D.), is Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Marianne Mason's Courtroom Interpreting hits the reader like a battering ram from beginning to end. Taking the importance of a judiciary interpreter's profession as a given, Mason dives into the heretofore unexplored territory of cognitive overload. Her research is revealing, groundbreaking, and challenging. -- Janis Palma, Certified Court Interpreter, United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, and past president of the National As