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Request for Public Comment Regarding Certification of Shorthand ReportersPosted in Courts & Legal News, Friday, October 24, 2014Chief Justice Cady has signed an order requesting public comment regarding proposed rules for certification of qualified military service applicants and veterans as shorthand reporters. ... more »