A Brief History of Court Reporting & Shorthand – Infographic

Court reporting has a rich and long history. In fact, modern court reporters can trace their history back to ancient scribes. These scribes performed a similar role to court reporters and were used to capture and record the speeches of public figures, leaders, and philosophers. See the infographic below for a brief timeline of major events in the history of scribes, court reporters, and shorthand.

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