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A court reporter shortage: critical field faces lack of new recruits

In Kansas, Illinois, South Carolina and Florida, the shortage of court reporters has led to delays of court proceedings.

And while court reporters in Mississippi say there is a shortage here, too, it has not yet reached that point.

There are total of 301 licensed court reporters currently working in the state.

Source: Slim Smith, The Commercial Dispatch (01/12/2018), ‘A court reporter shortage: critical field faces lack of new recruits’

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