As need for interpreters grows, Alaska courts look to technology to save money

The Alaska Court System will see hundreds of requests for interpreting services this year, and that volume has staff looking to technology to streamline what can become a complex and costly process.

When a qualified interpreter of a language requested isn’t in Alaska, the court system looks Outside, sometimes flying people up for events like trials.

“The reason for that is because many of the courtroom proceedings are really complicated and it takes a really high-level skill to interpret,” said Brenda Aiken, Language Services director for the Alaska Court System.


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