Conflict of interest or no?

I recently interpreted for a person who applied for a civil stalking and sexually oriented offense protection order. The victim advocate helped prepare the petition for an upcoming court hearing. Once completed, a question arose: ”Can you serve as the table interpreter for this hearing?” My interpreter ethics alarm went off. I mentioned that IContinue reading “Conflict of interest or no?”

Do you have a religion?

QUESTION AND CONTEMPLATION Edgardo: Hi, John. How are you? John: I’m fine. How are you and your family? Edgardo: Oh, they’re OK. Can I ask you a question? John: Sure. Edgardo: Do you have a religion? This simple question gave me pause, forced me to examine morals and ethics honestly. Did my religion interfere withContinue reading “Do you have a religion?”

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Liam O'Dell

Freelance Journalist and Campaigner

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