ACRA’s goal as a professional organization is to bring together official and freelance court reporters and captioners to: 1. Strengthen the bonds among our members and promote the best of who we are and what we do while developing professional, lifelong relationships with colleagues; 2. Keep abreast of the advances being made within our profession, as well…

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Dana Hayden has been a court reporter for 30 years, serving mostly in a firm owner/freelance capacity but also as the federal official court reporter in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She has served in numerous capacities on state and national boards and loves to advocate for her profession. Her passion is mostly in providing the spoken word…

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Below please find two links to per curiam opinions that were issued by the Supreme Court on October 18, 2018. Because the opinions address some changes to the “record,” you might find this information helpful. The new rules will be effective on January 1, 2019. https://opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/supremecourt/en/346194/1/document.do https://opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/supremecourt/en/346192/1/document.do

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