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Annotated Bibliography: Glossaries

This annotated bibliography was prepared by Sandra McClure in 2020.

These glossaries (below) are resources that are of interest to ASL legal interpreters. The descriptive and evaluative paragraph associated with the citation conveys the quality and relevance of the resource which assists in determining if the resource is of actual interest.

Additional resources are available within this Annotated Bibliography

NOTE: This page was last updated November 2021.

  1. Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. (n.d.). Glossary of legal terms.

    Key Words: Glossary, legal terms

    This glossary is of legal terms.

    Link to Glossary:

  2. Administrative Office of the United States Courts. (2020). Federal court interpreter orientation manual and glossary.

    Key Words: Glossary, manual, Interpreters

    This manual and glossary is for legal interpreters working in federal courts.

    Link to Glossary:

  3. Gates, J.E., & Taylor, M. (n.d.). Glossary of legal terms for judiciary interpreters.

    Key Words: Glossary, judiciary, legal, interpreters

    This glossary is of legal terms for judiciary interpreters.

    Link to Glossary:

  4. Mid-America Regional Interpreter Education (MARIE) Center. (2016). Legal Terminology Dictionary.

    Key Words: Glossary

    This glossary contains 300 terms most commonly seen in legal discourse. These terms selected from A Manual and Dictionary of Legal Terms for Interpreters for the Deaf have been made into a resource available in ASL.

    Link to Glossary:

  5. National Center for State Courts. (n.d.). Legal Glossaries and Dictionaries.

    Key Words: Glossary, legal, justice, terminology

    This glossary is of commonly used court and justice system terminology.

    Link to Glossary:

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