Most of the reporters in the court session actually do a lot of work on the court. When a person is employed as a court reporter they involve very many skills which are essential and should not be taken as an easy task. Court reporters have all their mind in court and their work as they are not expected to make a mistake. While they are noting down the point and the keywords they should also concentrate on listening to everything that is being said and be quick to write down.
It is essential therefore that the reporter has a little knowledge on matters of the law so that they can make a comprehensive report for the cases. Judges rely mostly on the information they record and the knowledge they have in making a determination of any case. Steno mask reporting is mostly applied on matters that involve political petition.
In such cases the report ought to be very careful and very accurate with nothing added or anything extracted from it so as to help in the proceedings. When the reporter has the cover they can quote everything that was being said in the court without forgetting anything that might be very helpful. This device is made together with a silencer such that it doesn’t have to interfere the court since it is only used by the reporter.
During a court session the reporter repeats everything that has been said in the court without including all the instructions that might have been given. A stenograph is a device of reporting in the judge. It allows the reporter to press keys that automatically gives out a lot of information. It is essential that the person using the device is well trained using the computer. Many people find it hard to use the device because it requires a lot of knowledge, and also everything that is written should be precise and very much accurate.
All the people being involved in the proceedings should have unobstructed access to whatever is being written so as to ensure transparency. Electronic recording is allowed in courts nowadays. In this case everything is recorded electronically for everybody and everyone to see. There were times when video recordings were not allowed in the courts in the recent years. In this method the reporter is somehow relieved as they are only tasked with recording the happenings. A professional transcriptionist later sits done and write done what was said in the court used. These methods are applied to enhance fair judgment and satisfaction to all the parties in the court.