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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

With 220 languages spoken in California, courts face an interpreter shortage - LA Times

At least 220 languages are spoken in California, and 44% of residents speak a language other than English at home. Seven million Californians say they cannot speak English well.

On top of that, California’s court system is considered the largest in the nation, surpassing in size the entire labyrinth of federal courts.

via www.latimes.com

True dat.

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