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Recent Articles: September 2008

ATA Board Elections: Candidate Statements

ATA will hold its regularly scheduled election to elect four directors (three three-year positions and one one-year position).

Interpreting in Juvenile Court
By Alexandra Wirth
What are the main characteristics of interpreting in a juvenile court, and how are the dynamics of this setting different from interpreting in an adult court?

The “Business” of Freelancing
By Rob Cruz
This article will discuss how to develop an “owner’s perspective” toward your language services, and how basic small-business concepts relate to the field of translation and interpreting.

Translating for the Cosmetic Industry: An Introduction
By Karen M. Tkaczyk
Here is a brief introduction to the cosmetic industry and the bodies that regulate it, outlining core concepts and providing key resources.

The Translator’s Binoculars, Part II: Desktop Search Tools and How They Can be Used to Search Reference Texts
By Naomi J. Sutcliffe de Moraes
A review of built-in and downloadable desktop search tools.

ATA/Midwest Association of Translators and Interpreters Court Interpreting Seminar
By Eric Vidoni
ATA’s latest professional development seminar was an “ear-opening” experience!