Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Ohio Court Leader Pushes Plan For Interpreters
The Ohio Supreme Court is taking steps to ensure that non-English speakers and people who are hearing impaired have access to foreign and sign language interpreters.
The court is making a free telephone line available to courts to provide round-the-clock interpreting in more than 200 languages.
The phone service will cost up to $50,000 a year with the expense covered by the Supreme Court’s budget.
New court rules taking effect in January require courts to provide certified sign language and foreign language interpreters when available, and a newly developed court brochure, video and public awareness campaign will provide judges guidance on finding interpreters.
Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor said Thursday the efforts are ensuring equal access in courtrooms.