Nebraska Chief Justice Michael Heavican announced August 14, 2023, as the day the Judicial Branch has set aside to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Language Access in the Courts across the state.
Heavican declared the anniversary during a proclamation signing ceremony in the District Court at the Colfax County Courthouse in Schuyler. The ceremony was a featured event during the Chief Justice’s 2023 Summer Tour the second full week in August.
For more information and to read the proclamation you can click on the following link: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/sites/default/files/Language_Access_Proclamation.pdf
Nebraska Supreme Court Interpreter Resources
Currently there are no training, orientation, or testing schedules posted.
Click the following link to learn more about the Nebraska Supreme Court Language Access Program and requirements to become a Court Interpreter: https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/language-access-resources-education
Iowa Supreme Court Interpreter Resources
Current testing schedule is:
The next Court Interpreter Written Examination is scheduled for November, 2023. The written exam will be held in the 4th floor library of the Judicial Branch Building, 1111 East Court Ave., Des Moines, IA 50319.
Interpreter Orientation Program
The next orientation program is scheduled for November, 2023. The orientation program will be conducted virtually, via GoToMeeting.
Oral Certification Exam
The next Court Interpreter Oral Certification exam is scheduled for November, 2023. Exams will be held at the Iowa Judicial Branch Building, 1111 East Court Ave, Des Moines, Iowa.
Click the following link to learn more about Iowa Supreme Court Interpreter Program: