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The NAJIT Observer (TNO) was created in 2011 in response to NAJIT’s members need for a tool

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We build too many walls and not enough bridges. - Isaac Newton We see that “building bridges” metaphor often when someone is referring to the work done by translators and interpreters. We bridge languages and cultures by enabling people to communicate effectively, even if they do not...

© 2016 Rita Pavone/Minerva Translations & Language Services Besides being an interpreter and a translator for over 20 years, I have also taught public speaking courses and presented at interpreters’ symposia and other professional meetings. Speaking in public requires a high level of involvement with the subject...

The Blog Subcommittee, part of the NAJIT’s Public Relations Committee, is seeking authors, editors and guests posts. Please review the description of the committee below. The NAJIT Blog subcommittee produces posts with information that is pertinent to the advancement of judiciary interpretation and translation. Our audience transcends...