Recommendations for Forensic Evaluators Conducting Interpreter-Mediated Interviews

@inproceedings{Maddux2010RecommendationsFF,
  title={Recommendations for Forensic Evaluators Conducting Interpreter-Mediated Interviews},
  author={Jemour A. Maddux},
  year={2010}
}
Courts and forensic psychologists are more frequently working with interpreters as a result of the increasing linguistic diversity in the United States. This article reviews the published literature on how interpreter-mediated communication impacts the reliability and validity of forensic evaluation. Until there are sufficient numbers of multilingual forensic psychologists, the use of interpreters in forensic practice is unavoidable. Therefore, this article provides forensic psychologists with… CONTINUE READING

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