Below are links to publicly available glossaries in various refugee languages. Please note that IRRI has not independently vetted these for accuracy.
Vancouver Community College has developed an online legal glossary available in Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
The Superior Court of California offers a long list of PDF glossaries in a variety of languages for download.
Drum Publications produces an assortment of Karen and Burmese-language reference resources, some of which are available for free download online. A small donation is requested for downloads.
This glossaries and tools page links to several glossaries and language support tools for interpreters and translators working in different settings.
Codes of Ethics
Combined, the following two codes provide a comprehensive picture of the ethics that community interpreters working in legal contexts should follow.
This standards of practice guide, published by the Healthcare Interpreting Network, is a good reference for interpreters practicing in a variety of community interpreting contexts, including legal settings.
This Model Code is a useful reference for court interpreters, and interpreters who work in legal settings in general.
External resource pages
Critical Link is a non-profit network committed to promoting community interpreting in social, legal, and healthcare sectors. Their resource page includes links to scholarly resources, listserves, and more items of interest to community interpreters and service providers.
The Voice of Love is a non-profit organization that provides training and resources for interpreters who work with victims of trauma. Their resources page includes an extensive list of books, articles, websites, and more for self-study purposes.
Although the IMIA is primarily focused on medical interpreting, its resource centre has a rich offering of materials that will be useful in legal services contexts, including resources on cultural competency, mental health interpreting, medical and mental health glossaries, and many more.