Judge uses Google Translate to inform Bath defendant about next court appearance

Bath Cronicle   /   News   /   01 September 2017

“Whether Google Translate will accurately translate what I want to say I don’t know,” he said

How much has been spent on translators at Taunton Crown Court and Taunton Magistrates' Court

Somerset County Gazette   /   News   /   31 August 2017

More than £50,000 was spent on translators across two courts of law in Taunton over the last two years

Alleged sex attacker 'who groped six women in the same underpass' has his case adjourned after telling the court: ‘No speak English’

Daily Mail   /   News   /   16 August 2017

Mr Alkhabbaz's case had to be adjourned because an Arabic interpreter hadn’t been booked

Blame game begins as Google Translate stands in for court interpreter

The Law Society Gazette   /   News   /   11 August 2017

A blame game has begun over who should provide translation services after a barrister was forced to step in and download a translation app when a defendant unable to speak English was left without an interpreter at a court hearing

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