Criminal Defense of Immigrants


§ 4.32 C. Interpreter as Witness

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The propriety of an interpreter serving as a witness in a criminal proceedings in which s/he has served as an interpreter is very much open to question.  See § 4.34, infra. If the interpreter has served as a defense interpreter, s/he has been part of the defense team, and is subject to the attorney-client privilege. See § 4.33, infra.