§ 51-60 Appointment of official court reporters
§ 51-61 Court reporter to be sworn. Duties. Transcript
§ 51-62 Official court reporters before state referees, judges and family support magistrates
§ 51-63 Salary and fees of Superior Court reporters, monitors, official stenographers of Workers’ Compensation Commission
§ 51-64 Traveling expenses
§ 51-65 Vacancy in office of court reporter
§ 51-72 Probate Court; stenographer may be called in by agreement
§ 51-73 Powers and duties of stenographer. Notes to be evidence. Appeals on record
§ 51-74 Use of shorthand writing machine or recording device

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 874

  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.