TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 17, 2014

Tennessee’s statewide courtroom interpreter program was ranked sixth in the country in the “Justice Index” published by the National Center for Access to Justice at the Cordoza School of Law. By Tennessee Supreme Court Rule, the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) assists in providing equal access to the courts to any participant who has a limited ability to speak or understand the English language. “This recognition is the culmination of years of hard work by many individuals who have recognized that justice requires that a participant in the courtroom be able to fully understand the proceedings,” said Administrative Office of the Courts Director Bill Young in a press release.