Problems of the misinterpretation, etc. by the interpreter in court still exist while one year has passed since the lay judge trial started in Japan.
The Kansai Japanese Sign Language Society will hold the lecture meeting with the theme of "The Deaf and Trial" in
Kwansei Gakuin University in Osaka City on September 26, Sunday, 11:00-12:30.
Miyuki Matsuo, who served as the witness in the moot court held by the Court Interpreter Training Association in Hiroshima in June, 2010, will talk about her experience with the moot court, etc.
Miyuki, a lecturer of Kwansei Gakuin University, is a member of her Deaf family. She was in the mainstream program after leaving Hiroshima School for the Deaf.
Capacity: 30 people
Adult including MA student: 1000 yen.
*Interpreting will be provided.